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Conquering the Croissants Part I: Researching Simplicity 4244
You may be familiar with a certain Simplicity pattern, #4244. Number not ringing a bell? Perhaps the phrase “Victorian hip croissants” might: Even the model is wondering why she’s…
There's no better way to step into your future, than by wearing a dress inspired by the past! This week we'll share our favorite vintage bridal looks from iconic eras! Our first dreamy pick, the Eden dress by @jennypackham, is the epitome of 1920's art-deco style. Just add pearls and a headpiece or feather fascinator and you'll look like you waltzed right out of Gatsby's mansion!
1874 day dress after a dress in V&A
This dress from the V&A collections has always been a favorite of mine. It's feminine and masculine at the same time. It's a perfect example of two tones of the same color in one dress, very popular choice for mid 1870's. And it doesn't hurt to have the pattern and construction details in Janet Arnold's Patterns of Fashion. I used light blue and dark blue silk taffeta. I flat lined the bodice and faced the hem with plain cotton. The waistbands and the tapes for making the back poufs are silk…
i don't have a question, just a statement; i adore what you've done here! bravo. truly. I'm having a commission done by the very merry seamstress and stumbled on here, that helped conceptualize the...