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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 14

Alexandra Reynolds 1880's costume EvaDress Patterns gilet gown Negligée Pattern Tour Victorian Vintage Patterns wrap

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 14

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 fourteenth, 1880's Tea Gown, photo per:  https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/136356305382/tea-gown-ca-1891-93-from-the-exhibition-a Sew the look with our 1887 Dressing Gown, coming after the New Year in 2020: Originally by La Mode Illustrée, the inside Gilet portion is incorporated with the wrapper front at the side seams.

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 13

Alexandra Reynolds 1880's coat EvaDress Patterns evening frock jacket Pattern Tour Victorian Vintage Patterns wrap

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 13

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 thirteenth, 1880's Dress with jet beaded polonaise, photo per: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a3/96/fb/a396fb18b0331481a85d83cd8bb13df1.jpg Sew the look using our 1885 Grenadine Mantle pattern: Originally by Haper's Bazaar, this wrap was made in Grenadine with velvet 'figures' or motifs in its weave. Today, a gauze or very fine jacquard may be used instead. I likened this pattern to the extant example for the Grenadine mantle sleeve embellishment of jet beads on...

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

Alexandra Reynolds 1920s EvaDress Patterns frock Kimono My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour

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 10

Alexandra Reynolds 1870's costume dress EvaDress Patterns luxe Pattern Tour Polonaise Victorian

An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 10

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 tenth, if I could only wear ribbon candy...1880 silk taffeta and velvet dress, back view Detail Image per: https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ea/72/5c/ea725cb298e21b13f31561a45b011040.jpg You can sew a similar look dating to 1877 using a Polonaise pattern I want to issue in 2020:

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