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May 9 - May 13, The week in Patterning - 21

Alexandra Reynolds EvaDress Patterns My Personal Dressmaking The Week in Patterning Storyboard

May 9 - May 13, The week in Patterning - 21

I hit right at the belt and below it in the 1869 skirt this week.  Our living history group at Sharlot Hall Museum of which I am a part, will hold a 'pick-nick' Saturday the 21st.  I will wear the 1869 Costume I have been creating from my Victorian series of pattern (in conjunction with The Barrington House) since the beginning of this year. I expect to have complete photos of the complete 'costume' to share in next week's storyboard!

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May 2 - May 6, The week in Patterning - 20

Alexandra Reynolds EvaDress Patterns My Personal Dressmaking The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage Patterns

May 2 - May 6, The week in Patterning - 20

Having launched the new site, I am still adding content to the 1800's/early 1900's and original vintage pattern collections.  Some fine-tuning will be done here and there as well into the next week at least.   As well, time has gone into re-populating the previous blog address with images per my new ip.  This too, will consume much time in the next weeks. I do not have as much to share as hoped, but a sneak peek on my 1935 summer dress progress from this week with the finished result ready to post next week-hopefully, the belt buckle arrives from...

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Apr. 25 - Apr 29. 15, The week in Patterning - 19

Alexandra Reynolds EvaDress Patterns The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage Patterns

Apr. 25 - Apr 29. 15, The week in Patterning - 19

You are looking at it from this blog post-this week's grand project has been getting my new web site off the ground!! Call this whirlwind week #2, I am still fine-tuning here and there, I still have much of the original vintage patterns to add as well as repros in some collections, but if you see anything that does not work, please let me know right away!  I also have yet to figure how I will make the blogspot posts accessible to fill in what I have posted historically, but the blog will remain at this address until (much) further...

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