An early 1940s dress

Right now I’m not making dresses because I need (whatever you mean by that) them, but because some time I have to make something out of all of that fabric. This is an old cotton fabric, probably as old as from the 1940s. I drafted the pattern myself, but it is based on late 1930s/early 1940s fashions and sewing patterns.


• Meet the Author • Evis

A doctor of history, with fashion and clothing as speciality, obsessed with sewing. I make everything from medieval to modern, but most of my sewing is inspired by the 1940s. I have a rarely updated web site with some of my costumes and dresses:

2 comments… add one

  • That’s beautiful, Evis! I love your leafy patio, too.

  • Fabulous! I am completely impressed that you drafted it yourself.


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