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Pattern Reviews> Past Patterns> 6223 (Ladies' and Misses' Dance Set)

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Posted on:6/13/11 10:23 AM
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Margaret said... (6/16/11 4:04 AM) Reply
becca a said... (6/15/11 7:08 PM) Reply
What a fun project! It is quite pretty with the lace.
Margaret said... (6/15/11 7:44 AM) Reply
Thanks! Rhonda, I know *I'm* more like an early 20s than late 20s drawing ;) Looking at 1920s photos, I would say most people then were, too. The later 20s illustration style got more abstract and sometimes very unrealistic, IMO. But "matronly" sounds pretty negative, doesn't it. I have seen ads for patterns/clothes for "young matrons" up to the 1920s, I think, so it maybe wasn't bad then, but probably I should have stuck with "rounded".
Rhonda in Montreal said... (6/13/11 4:47 PM) Reply
"To my mind, late teens/early 20s illustrations look, well, sort of matronly, with a more rounded bust and hips and less willowy arms and legs." Well, I'm a "late teens/early 20s illustrations look", eh... :( Really NEAT project, Margaret!!
jannw said... (6/13/11 2:15 PM) Reply
What a fun and interesting project! Thanx for the info on Past Patterns...Always wondered what a "Dance set" was exactly...thanx
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