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New Pattern D40-5285 1942 'Blouse Slip' FREE SHIPPING!

Alexandra Reynolds 1940s blouse EvaDress Patterns shirtwaist

New Pattern D40-5285 1942 'Blouse Slip' FREE SHIPPING!

  When worn as the Slip with Blouse Top, you’ll never have to tuck your blouse in again! Originally by DuBarry, the slip pattern is marked to be cut away below the waistline for a separate shirtwaist blouse. Styles 1 and 1A have lace trimmed jabots and the neck is finished with a lace-trimmed collar. Sleeves may be cut in bishop (long, gathered) style or short with cuff trimmed in lace. Styles 2 and 2A are finished with front bands which are cut on one with the collar. Short sleeve of Style 2 is finished with a plain cuff. ¾” seam...

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Pattern Tour, U20-8263 1929 Garter Belt FREE SHIPPING!

Alexandra Reynolds 1920s 1929 1930's 1936 1940's costume EvaDress Patterns My Personal Dressmaking panties Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, U20-8263 1929 Garter Belt FREE SHIPPING!

  I missed National Pin Up Day (April 22, which was brought to my attention by an Instagram post by @its.goldie_frocks). So my National Pin Up Day contribution days later is this flashback to 2011 at the Raven Café Annual Halloween bash! I wore the 1936 Underpinnings (Bandeau & Panties) set with this garter belt for a through-the-ages pin-up ensemble, if you will. The result was the pass-off of a late-30’s look. I sewed 1" wide silk ribbon over the narrower elastic passing through the garter stays to give that vintage look! 4-piece pattern originally from German Beyer's Modenblatt, there...

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Pattern Tour, B40-5232 AND $25 Winner for EvaDress Pick

Alexandra Reynolds 1940's bias blouse EvaDress Patterns EvaDress Picks!

Pattern Tour, B40-5232 AND $25 Winner for EvaDress Pick

4-piece pattern originally by Advance, this is a unique kimono blouse for the bias-cut front shoulder yoke under which soft gathers over the bust fall in contrast to the strong overall geometric lines. This elegant pattern has just 4-pieces and comes in size set A fitting 30" to 38" bust, 25" to 32" waist, 33" to 41" hip). Or, size set B fitting 40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist and 43" to 49" hip. 1/2" seams are given. These are photos from the latest customer who won an EvaDress Pick for a $25 certificate to EvaDress.com!  Be sure...

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Pattern Tour, E30-3672 1934 Evening Gown

Alexandra Reynolds 1930's cut-outs EvaDress Patterns evening evening gown formal gown

Pattern Tour, E30-3672 1934 Evening Gown

  6-piece pattern originally by Vogue, this would also make a stunning sleeveless gown!! ‘Princess frock with low-back fullness from graduated panel. Straight skirt in front extends above the waist line in point. Button-trimmed blouse front drapes high about the throat above a cut-out and continues into a dropped neckline in back, finished with a large bow tie. Long set-in sleeves are pointed at wrists.’ 5/8" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43"...

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Pattern Tour, B50-5490 1950's Blouse & Apron

Alexandra Reynolds 1950's apron bias blouse EvaDress Patterns Pattern Tour

Pattern Tour, B50-5490 1950's Blouse & Apron

  10-piece pattern originally by Advance, the kimono blouse is pleated at center front and with or without sleeve and collar revers.  The bias-cut apron may be cut in printed or contrasting fabric. 1/2" seams are given. Sizes: Size set A fits 14-20 (32" to 38" bust, 26" to 32" waist, 35" to 41" hip). Size set B fits 40-46 (40" to 46" bust, 34" to 40" waist, 43" to 49" hip). I sewed this blouse in deep red cotton sateen and I still want to make an apron, just haven't decided what color/print it should be! The blouse is too large...

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