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Pattern Tour D30-5156, 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble
1930s bias Capsule wardrobe D30-5156PR EvaDress Patterns hats Howard Greer jacket Katharine Hepburn Kimono My Personal Dressmaking Pattern TourAlexandra Reynolds
This 11-piece pattern originally by Butterick is a very scarce pattern for Howard Greer's design for a costume as worn by Miss Hepburn in an R.K.O. Radio Picture', being her first starring role in 'Christopher Strong'. The ensemble consists of the pleated hat, one-piece dress and jacket with long or short cut-away sleeves and attached scarf that laps over the front to close the jacket with buttons. 3/4" seams are given at underarm (all side) seams and 3/8" seams are given on all other edges. The center back seam of the jacket lay on true bias, so plaid or...
Pattern Tour, 1933 Garden Ensemble of Pajamas and Apron, NL30-1241
1930s apron bouse EvaDress Patterns hats pajamas Pattern Tour Vintage PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
This is a very unusual 13-piece pattern originally by Simplicity (1241), the 1933 Garden Ensemble of Pajamas and Apron. I offer it in sizes: Set A fitting 12-20 (30" to 38" bust, 25" to 32" waist, 33" to 41" hip) or, Set B fitting 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). It is part of the Simplicity Three-Style pattern series of the early 1930's; a series which afforded the home sewist of the Great Depression better economy by availing 'three entirely different and charming styles' from one pattern (a 1930's take on the 'Capsule Wardrobe'...
Sept. 26 - Sept. 30 The Week in Patterning - 41, Most Pin Impressions for September
1920's 1930's 1950's dress EvaDress Patterns hats Pinterest playsuit swimsuit The Week in Patterning StoryboardAlexandra Reynolds
Based on 'Most Pinned' for August, the 1956 Swim or Play Suit & Skirt held a steady first among those re-pinning my patterns: Out of nowhere, the 1934 Dinner or Street Dress followed! While the 1936 set of Hats still holds a top spot: ...and this time, the 1920's makes an appearance in the 1929 Schiaparelli-esque ensemble!
Aug. 29 - Sept. 2, The Week in Patterning - 37 My 'Pinn-est' of Pintrest!
1920's 1930's 1940's 1950's apron EvaDress Patterns hats men's Pinterest plus fours The Week in Patterning StoryboardAlexandra Reynolds
Do you Pinterest? I have an interest in Pinterest, August's most pinned from my pattern boards are the following. A nice representation from the 1920's, 30's, 40's & 50's! 1956 Swim or Play suit & Skirt 1940's One-yard Apron 1936 Set of Hats 1920's Golfing Knickers (Plus Fours)