I DO actually have some finished pieces… not just muslin toiles!
This dress was created for the character of Fraulein Schneider in a local university production of ‘Cabaret’. Although the play is set in 1930/31, I decided to set F. Schneider’s fashion in the mid 20′s – she’s a working class woman, older, and would certainly not be as fashionable as the 19-year old Sally Bowles.
The pattern had to be graded up for the actress – which really isn’t that much work for these 20′s dresses. I used some vintage lace details at the cuff and bodice to bring the dress into the world of the play:
(The ratty jacket in the back is for a different play!)