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Pattern Tour E30-5918, 1931 Evening Frock

Alexandra Reynolds 1930s EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown

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 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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August Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's EvaDress Patterns McCall's 3613

August Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

@KatieEmilyl Instagram-posted her creation from pattern Sp50-3613, the 1956 Swim or Playsuit & Skirt (pattern below).   Katie gathered the skirt instead of pleating it and omitted the elastic in the hem of the shorts.Read more about her ensemble by checking her out on Instagram (link via her photo above). She was chosen in the random drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of August! Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! Be sure to #EvaDressPatterns when posting and...

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May and June Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Alexandra Reynolds 1940's bias EvaDress Patterns

May and June Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

@Eliza.Cosmetics Instagram-posted her creation from pattern U40-4994, the 1944 Brassiere & Panties (pattern below).   She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of May, then with the Instagram post she made the following month (featuring the pattern she picked up with her May winning certificate, The 1942 One-Yard Blouse), she was also randomly selected in the drawing for June!! Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! Be sure to #EvaDressPatterns when posting and...

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April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's Capsule wardrobe dress EvaDress Patterns Gift Certificate Monthly $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com playsuit

April Winner in the monthly $25 gift certificate drawing to EvaDress.com!

Brittany Lee in Florida Instagram-posted her #DapperDayatHome creation from pattern Sp50-3613, the 1956 Swim or Play Suit & Skirt (pattern below).   She was chosen in the drawing and received the $25 gift certificate to EvaDress.com for the month of April. Be sure to post your makes from EvaDress Patterns on Instagram and/or FaceBook for a chance at a monthly drawing for $25 off at EvaDress Patterns! Be sure to #EvaDressPatterns when posting and you will automatically be entered to win the month in which you post.  There is no limit to the number of posts you make each month (gives more...

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