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Finalist of the EvaDress Patterns 'It's the 20's Again' Challenge!
1920's 1929 blouse coat EvaDress Pattern Challenge EvaDress Patterns SE20-5955 The Great DepressionAlexandra Reynolds
It is ALWAYS tough to evaluate the entries in any EvaDress Patterns Challenge. Heide from Wisonsin has the finalist spot in the EvaDress Patterns 'It's the 20's Again' Challenge. Congratulations, Heide! Heide had the 1929 Ensemble pattern in her stash. Enamoured of the blouse in that set, she was motivated to make it come to life (in blush sanded silk) once she learned of this challenge. She also had blue wool blend suiting on hand from which she made the skirt and coat. She also fashioned a cloche-style hat from the suiting and a floral-print scarf of great length for grand effect! Below...
Sept. 5 - 9, The Week in Patterning - 38
1920's coat EvaDress Patterns How To My Personal Dressmaking SE20-5955 The Week in Patterning StoryboardAlexandra Reynolds
This week's patterning went a little inside out. I finished the 1929 coat with a habotai lining color I wouldn't normally wear (it's not my red). Since the weave of the coat fabric is so light and open, I did the lining in this hue to keep the outside appearance of the coat very bright. Had I used my favorite deep claret, the coat would be much darker overall. The 'inside out' occurs before having dropped this lining in so light is shed on the construction and finishing methods I used. Take a look: As I posted early on about...