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Pattern Tour, 1929 Evening Frock, E20-5941

Alexandra Reynolds 1920's E20-5941 EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal frock panier Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, 1929 Evening Frock, E20-5941

    7-piece pattern originally by McCall, for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, they are not depicted in a step-by-step manner.3/8" seams are allowed.Sizes:Size set A fits 14-18 (32" to 36" bust, 26" to 30" waist, 35" to 39" hip).Size set B fits 20-42 (38" to 42" bust, 32" to 36" waist, 41" to 45" hip).Size set C fits 44-48 (44" to 48" bust, 38" to 42" waist, 47" to 51" hip).When sewing this design together l, you will 'flip' the lower back and side piece after joining it with the front piece...

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Pattern Tour, 1929 Evening Wrap, C20-5945

Alexandra Reynolds 1920's coat EvaDress Patterns evening faux fur formal Kimono Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, 1929 Evening Wrap, C20-5945

  6-piece pattern originally by McCall for the stunning evening wrap with flounces and tie (A & B) or without flounces and tie (C).   This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, they are not depicted in a step-by-step manner. 3/8" seams are allowed. Sizes: Size set A fitting 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fitting 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). In the photos you see a Halloween version a customer created from this pattern. ...

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Pattern Tour E30-5918, 1931 Evening Frock

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour E30-5918, 1931 Evening Frock

4-piece pattern originally by Pictorial Review; From its twisted shoulder straps to floor-length skirt, this gown is as regal as can be. The shaped décolletage, the beautifully manipulated pointed seams and the fullness at center, front and back all give this petite design the appearance of height.This pattern is for the more advanced sewer as instructions are very basic and lightly illustrated, they are not depicted in a step-by-step manner.Recommended fabrics are: Silk or rayon crepe, satin or sheers, such as georgette or heavy chiffon, metallic or lace.3/8" seams are given.Sizes:Size set A fitting 14-1/2-20-1/2 (32-1/2" to 38-1/2" bust, 27" to 33"...

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Pattern Tour E50-1026, 1951 Evening Gown

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour E50-1026, 1951 Evening Gown

I am reviving my 'Pattern Tours', a department of my blog series I started 5 years ago in which I highlight each pattern, delving into its delicious details and giving any heads-up or pointers when sewing it!The owner of Silk Poppy made this and a few of her other patterns available through me (in the collections they are noted as such).  When she closed her business in 2004, she wished her patterns to remain available. 16-piece digitally-drafted pattern originally by Modes Royale, 'A dramatic, strapless gown with a fabulously-draped tunic over-skirt'.The long, boned bodice joins to skirt at high hip...

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Finalist of the EvaDress Patterns 'Hollywood is Calling' Challenge!

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s 1940s 1950's Vogue 1950s costume EvaDress Pattern Challenge! EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown gown Threads Magazine

Finalist of the EvaDress Patterns 'Hollywood is Calling' Challenge!

Congratulations to Heide for her entry as the finalist in the EvaDress 'Hollywood is Calling' Pattern Challenge! Her pink tulle dress is an amazing piece she created inspired by Doris Day in the 1953 production of 'Lullaby of Broadway'! As her sister posted on her behalf: 'Heide used the E50-9509 1953 Evening Gown Pattern. Three colors of tulle and handmade flowers. Heide took vintage couture inspiration and added a boned corselette.' Heide hit the challenge nail on the head AND out of the ball park with her couture techniques such as her boned corselette with waist line ribbon stay and...

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