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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 9

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)! Here is the ninth, a deep red 1930's velvet evening gown with cut away sleeve. This photo per eBay (sale no longer posted): https://www.ebay.com/itm/370700542150?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649 Sew the look with our 1933 Pattern originally by Excella: Originally by Excella, 'This formal gown is cut (in kimono style) with smart dolman sleeves cut in one with the blouse is very easy to make. The back is slashed and closed to the...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 8

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 8

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)! Here is the eighth, 'Cranberry Leaves cut into chiffon' that line and this photo per https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/80017809?img=1   Sew the look with our 1934 McCall Finned Evening Gown Pattern ( this is one of three pins that made nearly 24K impressions in the last week, BTW!): Originally by McCall, this is a remarkable example of 1930's detailing! The bodice and skirt front are in one and shaped at the waistline...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 6

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 6

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)! Here is the sixth, A rather raspberry-filled-looking confection, as it were.... Image per: http://rubylane.com/ Sew the look using our 1885 Pelerine Mantle pattern: Originally from Harper's Bazaar, this simple three-piece Mantle pattern can be lengthened to fashion it similarly to the extant example at top.  Making it in a luxe fabric such as velvet or brocade with a fancy trim would warrant it a supreme evening wrap!

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 5

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 5

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)! Here is the fifth, lit up like a mini strand bulb, but putting off a TON of illumination...Late 1940's Halter Dress. Image per: http://xtabayvintage.blogspot.com/2012/01/top-ten-dresses-of-2011.html?m=1 Sew the look, but using our 1960's Sarong pattern: A best-seller among dress patterns, this Hawaiian sarong may be made strapless or as a halter top style. The Kikepa stole may be fastened to one shoulder of bodice with buttons. The bodice is boned at seams....

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 4

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 4

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)! Here is the fourth, not unlike wearing red velvet popcorn...1956 Dress. Image per: http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/ Sew the look with our 1954 Evening Dress originally by McCall's: Originally by McCall's, the short version (Style B - 7-pieces) is sold separately or both Style A (long version with shaped facings in the skirt - 17 pieces) and Style B are sold together.   The long skirt of Style A has deep scallops at each gore in...

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