|Pattern Review ||9/16/13 4:10 AM|
|Other - Post Edwardian LongLine C Post Edwardian LongLine Corset |
Post Edwardian Long Line Corset patterned from an original circa 1910-1914 cotton drill corset by blogger Bridges on the Body. Click above on 'Pattern Photo' to access the pattern.
Waist 23 inches, underbust 28 inches, hips 36 inches
One size. As this is a pa...more...
|Pattern Review ||9/16/13 0:33 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 198571-1001 1912-1913 Purple Day Dress |
It all started with a few metres of purple cotton that had been sitting in my sewing stuff for over two years.At the time (now a few months ago) I had been watching a lot of Downton Abbey and when looking at the purple material and trying to work out what to do with it my mind went straight to the p...more...
|Pattern Review ||8/15/13 10:47 PM|
|No Pattern Used - 000000 Edwardian Combination Undies |
So I didn't make this from a pattern, nor is it my own design. It's actually an alteration from an op-shop (thrift store) granny nightgown that I found.
Before I went about transforming the nightie into something a little less hideous I wanted to do my research and try to make it as historically a...more...
|Pattern Review ||7/19/13 4:02 AM|
|Self Drafted Pattern - 198571-1000 1930s White Bias Cut Gown |
I have previously made an early 1930s dress in red which I've already reviewed. However, this time I wanted to make one in a light colour that was so popular on Hollywood actresses such as Jean Harlow and Carole Lombard during the period.
I used the reproduction 1930s pattern I had made previously t...more...
|Pattern Review ||5/24/13 10:35 AM|
|Vintage Pattern Lending Library - T5918 1930 Evening Gown With Deep Ba |
Lately I've also been watching a lot of Downton Abbey and Boardwalk Empire as well as anticipating the release of Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, so I knew that I just had to make a dress. Luckily I had an event coming up that I could actually wear it to. So, I decided to go all out with a beaded f...more...
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