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EvaDress 'Hollywood is Calling!' Pattern Challenge

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EvaDress 'Hollywood is Calling!' Pattern Challenge

As explored by Brian Centrone in his article ‘Starstruck Sewing’ for Threads Magazine (current issue #208, April/May 2020): During the Great Depression, commercial pattern makers marketed designs inspired by the attire stars wore and line-for-line copies of clothing designs right from the silver screen. This is a sewing pattern challenge to use any EvaDress pattern(s) to create your favorite men’s or women’s garment(s) that are line-for-line copies of costuming, as seen in film or garments inspired by a film costuming piece or a piece worn by an actor/actress off-screen through 1959. Accessories (hats, bags, etc.) are not counted as an...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 22

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 22

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-second, not unlike an ornate light display per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/161628981271/evening-dress-1910-from-the-turun-museokeskus Sew the look using our 1910 Embroidered Tunic Overlay pattern: This is a 3-piece hand-drafted pattern for the tunic only-the dress underneath is NOT included.  Wear this one over you favorite dress or blouse and skirt of plain lines.  The pattern includes motif to be (non-iron) transferred to fabric.  The embroidery motif in...

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