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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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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 3

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 3

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 third, forget Santa's coat (Sorry, Santa) this is incredible Art Deco Wrap inspiration-forget presents and be the present all wrapped up in this one! Detail Image per: http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/ Sew the look using this is the Evening Wrap originally by McCall in 1929:  Originally by McCall, this wrap can be embellished with flounces and back tie, or with such omitted, for a plainer look. Below,...

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 2

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An EvaDress 'Advents-Kalendar' of RED! Day 2

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 second if I could only wear a candy cane...1770's Robe D'Anglaise Detail Image per: http://fripperiesandfobs.tumblr.com/ Sew the look with the closest I have in patterns to this is the Crinoline Costume originally by DuBarry in 1939.  Instructions are given to wear it retroussée:  I like a retrospective of a previous era's retrospective and this is it in pattern form, to look at...

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