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April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns McCall's McCall's 3613 Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com

April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

@its.goldi_frocks Instagram-posted her creation from pattern Sp50-3613, the 1956 Swim or Playsuit & Skirt (pattern below). She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of April. Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook by tagging (#EvaDressPatterns) and you will be automatically entered for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! There is no limit to the number of posts you make each month (gives more chances to win the drawing!).

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Pattern Tour Sp50-4310

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's blouse Capsule wardrobe EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour playsuit

Pattern Tour Sp50-4310

16-piece pattern originally by Simplicity, 'Shorts are joined to a waistband and have a back zipper closing.  Drawstrings at side seams are optional.  Bra is styled with gathers at center front, band at lower edge and back button closing'.  Full circle skirt with optional pockets in side seams.  Shirt features kimono sleeves, a notched collar and tie ends fastening at center front.  View 1 sleeves are three-quarter; View 2 sleeves are short. 5/8" seams are given. A 3-piece set includes the Shorts, Bra and Shirt is sold, as a 13-piece pattern, see options. The first two models show the shirt, bra...

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Pattern Tour D30-5156, 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s bias Capsule wardrobe D30-5156PR EvaDress Patterns hats Howard Greer jacket Katharine Hepburn Kimono My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour D30-5156, 1933 Katharine Hepburn Ensemble

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...

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Patter Tour SE20-5955, 1929 Ensemble

Alexandra Reynolds 1920s 1929 blouse Capsule wardrobe coat EvaDress Patterns My Personal Dressmaking Pattern Tour

Patter Tour SE20-5955, 1929 Ensemble

  24-piece pattern originally by McCall is a wonderful deco ensemble including coat, blouse with or without sleeves and the diagonal seamed skirt.  Why not pipe those skirt seams for contrast?!  The box coat is in long (A) or short (C) length, long sleeve (A) or sleeveless (B) blouse and pieced skirt.  The box coat (8-piece pattern) may be ordered as a separate or, the blouse and skirt (16-piece pattern) are sold as a set, see options below. NOTE: The skirt is very close fitting.  As I recommend with all of my patterns, ensure proper fit with a toile before cutting fashion fabric!  This pattern is for the...

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April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's Capsule wardrobe dress EvaDress Patterns Gift Certificate Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com playsuit

April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Brittany Lee in Florida Instagram-posted her #DapperDayatHome creation from pattern Sp50-3613, the 1956 Swim or Play Suit & Skirt (pattern below).   She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of April. Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook by tagging (#EvaDressPatterns) and you will be automatically entered for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! There is no limit to the number of posts you make each month (gives more chances to win the drawing!). Photo credits: Paige Mercer, Film developed by Photovision...

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