A house dress from c 1930

by Evis on January 17, 2014 · 2 comments

in 1920s,1930s,Vintage Sewing

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.

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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

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Rowena January 19, 2014 at 3:43 am

Gorgeous! Love the extra history on your website too.


Anne January 24, 2014 at 7:30 pm

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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