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Jan. 16 - Jan. 20 The Week in Patterning - 58, Final Raven costuming project photos!
1930s Cos30-607 costume crinoline EvaDress Patterns Raven The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
To wrap up my 'Raven Takes Flight this Year' series, shots of the final ensemble with each layer revealed. The panniers I created following The Dreamstress's pannier-along: The silk petticoat I pleated to show under the skirt (too large to fit the dress form well, but the idea is there. the original 1930's pattern from which this is based has you gather the over skirt and this 'under skirt'. I will likely stick to the original instructions when I multi-size the pattern and leave such modifications to the maker. I have another petticoat to construct as this one (yet...
Dec. 29 - Jan. 6 The Week in Patterning - 56, Raven Takes Flight this Year
1930s Cos30-607 costume crinoline DuBarry 607 EvaDress Patterns raven The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage PatternsAlexandra Reynolds
I posted a couple weeks ago about developing the crinoline costume from a 1930's DuBarry original. I am doing a raven version after modifying the pattern a bit for my purpose and will make a multi-size pattern of the original design late this summer. I just finished the panniers to go under it and it is soon to unveil! I wanted to give a word here about the process of building the panniers as there are no pieces for it included with the pattern. Matter of fact, all DuBarry originally gave is a small crinoline to be worn at the...