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I Made An Advanced 1930s Dress Pattern. Here's How It Went:

I saw this 1930s dress  pattern on Etsy, and I just had to try it! It’s a relatively simple pattern, the only tricky part was the collar. I chose to do it in pink originally, and I did, but the collar on that one came out a little distorted, so I chose to make it again in blue. The pattern only has one version of the dress to make instead of three like other vintage patterns usually do. This dress would be a great maternity dress because without the belt, it is very loose fitting. Overall, it was a super easy pattern to make, and I will definitely make it in different colors in the feature!
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I Made A 1930s Dress Out Of Physics Equations And Calculus Equations.

  O ne day, I saw a dress made out of math equations at a boutique shop. I loved the dress so much, but there were two problems: the fabric was cheap, and the price was high. I said to myself " I can make that better!" So I did. I started by finding a pattern that I liked, then I started looking on Etsy. On the pattern I chose, the original colors were blue and white, but I decided to used black and white and I used the light pink for contrast. I quickly sewed the buttons on because I was so impatient, but I resewed them on tightly after the video. The hardest part were the sleeves and the middle part. The sleeves didn't look like sleeves in the pattern, so I didn't know how to assemble them at first. But, I got the hang of it. As for the middle part, I didn't know how to hide the raw edges, so I just folding them in and sewed over them. Gratefully , The sleeves and the middle part came out fabulously.

I Made A 1940s House Coat. Here's How It Went:

I saw this 1940s housecoat pattern on Etsy, and I just had to get it! I made it in a relatively short time frame, but I did struggle with the color and the new kinds of darts. The darts were more so more elaborate pleats, which I was kind of puzzled by. I chose a cute floral patterned fabric that I found at Joanne's because it was what I envisioned for this pattern. This housecoat also has gathered pockets, which were new to me as well. The version I made is full-length and has lace trimmings. I used some lace that was given to me by a dear friend for the trimmings, and I ordered a long light brown and zipper for  the opening in the middle. The belt that came with the the pattern was missing, so I just used a pattern piece from a 1930s dress pattern that I already had. Overall, it's a great pattern that can also be made into a cute long sleeved dress if you please.  

My Attempt At A 1930s Style Dress Pattern. (Simplicity Pattern 9360.)

A dear friend of mine gave me a few patterns to try out, and this pattern really caught my eye. It's a 1930s style Simplicity pattern, and it has many ways you can make the dress.  The pattern was somewhat easy to follow. I got a bit confused when it came to adding elastic to the waist band. I went with the second version of this dress, but I didn’t like the collar, so I left the collar out. I got one rude comment that I didn’t recreate the dress exactly, but that’s not what I intended to do anyway. I chose to use the pink poke-a-dot fabric because I thought it would look better than just plain blue and white.  ’m going to try this pattern again, but this time try to make it look like the first version with the bow neck tie. I don’t know if i’ll use the same color of fabric though! 

How I Made This 1940s Style Dress Gingham Dress With Only A McCall's Shirt Pattern.

S o, I went to the store in search of a puff sleeve shirt pattern. I looked throughout the sewing store for HOURS and when I finally gave up, it was literally on one of the counters right in front of me on display. I already bought the fabric I needed a day or two prior, and I went right to work making the dress. I did not buy a skirt pattern, because I can make a skirt myself by folding a piece of fabric in half after measuring my waist, hips, and desired length then cutting the skirt out. (Leave a comment if you want a detailed blog post showing how I did it!) This was not an easy project for me. Only because I did not listen to the sewing instructions on the pattern. So despite how it looks, there are a lot of mistakes with this garment. For example, I cut the facing down because I thought it looked too long, and I also cut the shoulders down. (Big mistake!) The pattern comes in three different styles. Without sleeves, puff sleeves, and long sleeves. I feel like it would have been a

The Making Of Greta: A 1930s style Summer Dress.

At first, I was planning on making a totally different design,  but this one just came to mind as I actually started draping. I was talking to my friend and telling her how it’s one of my sewing goals to design my own wedding dress, and I guess that conversation led to me playing around with some leftover muslin. This is just a draft. I plan on making the real dress with striped fabric and with red or hot pink flowers. I made the top on the dress form, but I cut out the measurements for the bottom on my sewing table, then attached it to the top on the form.  Bref, it did not take long to put together, but it sort of came out looking like a wedding dress due to the super white muslin I used.

How To Accessorize With Style And Taste.

A ccessorizing in the right way will help you enhance any outfit. Jewelry, handbags, shoes, used correctly, can complement your outfit and really enable you to create that wow factor. They are the finishing touches and make the outfit pop. They also make it look like you have put a little more time and effort into your look and the effect is far more stylish and unique. By using accessories, you can really highlight your individuality and personality. However, to do it correctly, you need to consider a few things detailed below: Image sorce It Needs to be Balanced. Accessorizing correctly means that you have created a balanced look. What this means is that you need to think about accessories that have the right proportions. If you have a particular area you want to highlight, then you need accessories to bring attention to these areas, and minimize the bad areas. If you are tall and want to appear smaller, a lower heel and large jewelry that makes you seem smaller is a good way to ach