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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 23

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-third, not unlike a peppermint puff, a 1930's Evening Gown per: https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/188529650015/evening-dress-1930s-from-the-irma-g-bowen Sew the look using our 1934 Evening Gown pattern: I chose this pattern to pair with the extant example for the similar bodice lines at front and for the 'train' effect at back, albeit via a long sash threaded through a front neckline loop in our pattern design. A...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 18

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 eighteenth, not unlike floral print holiday paper, a long day dress I made from Excella's circa 1934 Evening Gown pattern, 3494: https://evadress.com/products/1934-evening-gown-e30-3949?_pos=1&_sid=27ba7ed2a&_ss=r 7-piece hand-drafted pattern originally by Excella, The evening gown can be cut sleeveless or long sleeve with cut-away shoulders.  There is also an option for cutting the back in a deep scoop, or higher square neckline. This pattern only has text instructions for construction and...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 14

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 14

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 fourteenth, 1880's Tea Gown, photo per:  https://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/post/136356305382/tea-gown-ca-1891-93-from-the-exhibition-a Sew the look with our 1887 Dressing Gown, coming after the New Year in 2020: Originally by La Mode Illustrée, the inside Gilet portion is incorporated with the wrapper front at the side seams.

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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 7

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 7

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 seventh, 'Cranberry Leaves cut into chiffon' that line and this photo per Augusta Auctions: https://www.augusta-auction.com/list-of-upcoming-sales?view=lot&id=16966&auction_file_id=42 Sew the look with our Molyneux design originally by McCall, circa 1935: According to April 1935 McCall Style News: 'Capeln Molyneux designed this exquisitely simple frock.  Use ribbon for the sash and side pieces if you are pressed for time.'  The front and back are cut on one with the sleeve for...

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