1940 Vintage Evening Gown Illustrations

by UglyCuteDesigns

in 1940s,Pattern Catalogs,Vintage Sewing

My instructor brought in to class last week this amazing, yet deteriorating book of fashion illustrations from 1940.  Hopefully next week I’ll get to scan more.  Here are a few!

 

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Katrina-Edelweiss Patterns October 28, 2011 at 9:19 pm

Those are simply lovely! So elegant with the flowers and ruffles, and I particularly like the black gown with all those flounces. They look so fun to dance in!

Thanks for sharing!

Katrina
http://www.edelweisspatterns.com

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NightingaleJen October 30, 2011 at 8:00 pm

Wow, they’re stunning! I’m drooling…and what inspiration. Thank you for posting these!

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