A house dress from c 1930

This is my contribution to the second challenge in the Historical Sew Fortnightly 2014, which was “Innovation”. I’ve written quite a lot about why this dress is a sign of social change in my blog, and also have pictures of my inspiration etc, you can see it here.

• 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: http://web.comhem.se/~u31138198/main.html

2 comments… add one

  • Gorgeous! Love the extra history on your website too.

  • I love it!! Thanks for the historical background information. It makes complete sense, when you think of all the social changes of the time. Hope to see another project soon!


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