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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 12

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 12

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 twelfth, 'Early 20th Century Kimono-sleeve silk robe', photo per: http://thefrock.com/FW_page1_main.html Sew the look with our Early-1920's Japanese Kimono pattern, originally by Butterick:   This is a sample I sewed in red Chinese brocade 15 years ago:

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 11

Alexandra Reynolds 1950s bias blouse EvaDress Patterns Kimono My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 11

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 eleventh,  Detail Image per: https://evadress.com/products/1953-keyhole-blouse-b50-6221?_pos=1&_sid=52a4b6986&_ss=r Sew the look using the same pattern I used to create this silk shantung doupini version above, originally by Butterick: The construction of this blouse is a design detail emphasis in itself, with kimono back and back of sleeve in one, yet the front blouse and front of sleeve are cut raglan. The stand-up collar evokes a...

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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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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 7

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s bias EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown frock gown Kimono Pattern Tour

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 7

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 seventh, 'Cranberry Leaves cut into chiffon' that line and this photo per Augusta Auctions: https://www.augusta-auction.com/list-of-upcoming-sales?view=lot&id=16966&auction_file_id=42 Sew the look with our Molyneux design originally by McCall, circa 1935: According to April 1935 McCall Style News: 'Capeln Molyneux designed this exquisitely simple frock.  Use ribbon for the sash and side pieces if you are pressed for time.'  The front and back are cut on one with the sleeve for...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 3

Alexandra Reynolds 1920s 1929 coat EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown faux fur formal Kimono Pattern Tour Pinterest The Great Depression Vintage Patterns

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 3

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 third, forget Santa's coat (Sorry, Santa) this is incredible Art Deco Wrap inspiration-forget presents and be the present all wrapped up in this one! Detail Image per: http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/ Sew the look using this is the Evening Wrap originally by McCall in 1929:  Originally by McCall, this wrap can be embellished with flounces and back tie, or with such omitted, for a plainer look. Below,...

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