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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form) available in the shop! Here is the twenty-third, not unlike a peppermint puff, a 1930's Evening Gown per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/188529650015/evening-dress-1930s-from-the-irma-g-bowen Sew the look using our 1934 Evening Gown pattern: I chose this pattern to pair with the extant example for the similar bodice lines at front and for the 'train' effect at back, albeit via a long sash threaded through a front neckline loop in our pattern design. A...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 21

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 21

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form) available in the shop! Here is the twenty-first not unlike Christmas Hard Candy Mix, Bustle Dresses per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/170238307037/evening-dress-of-alexandra-princess-of-wales and https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/144217498604/evening-dress-1870s-from-the-fashion-museum Sew the look using our 1869 Bustle Dress pattern, now in one style, but with a few alternates coming next year! Above: Back view of the currently offered 1869 Costume pattern.   It is a 17-piece pattern originally by La Mode Illustrée for the waist, skirt, basque and sash. Part of a...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the eighteenth, not unlike floral print holiday paper, a long day dress I made from Excella's circa 1934 Evening Gown pattern, 3494: https://evadress.com/products/1934-evening-gown-e30-3949?_pos=1&_sid=27ba7ed2a&_ss=r 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Excella, The evening gown can be cut sleeveless or long sleeve with cut-away shoulders.  There is also an option for cutting the back in a deep scoop, or higher square neckline. This pattern only has text instructions for construction and...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 16

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 16

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the sixteenth, a 1920's Robe de Style Dress, per: https://www.etsy.com/listing/513298657/1920s-dress-20s-robe-de-style-pannier Sew the look using our Robe de Style pattern originally by Butterick: I chose the extant example above not only because it is red, but also because its transparency demonstrates a simple panier structure similar to that under the skirt of this Butterick pattern I have drafted to multiple sizes. I issued this pattern in anticipation...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

In a sort of Advents-Kalendar way, I will post 'red' for each day of December through Christmas and link the image as closely as possible to EvaDress Patterns (in pattern tour form)! Here is the ninth, a deep red 1930's velvet evening gown with cut away sleeve. This photo per eBay (sale no longer posted): https://www.ebay.com/itm/370700542150?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 Sew the look with our 1933 Pattern originally by Excella: Originally by Excella, 'This formal gown is cut (in kimono style) with smart dolman sleeves cut in one with the blouse is very easy to make. The back is slashed and closed to the...

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