1940s

Sew for victory – 1947 outfit

By on March 12, 2013

As part of the sew for victory sew along I made myself a 1940’s ensemble. I used butterick 5209 for my dress. I also made a complementary matching bag and hat using the instructions (with a few modifications) from a 1940’s newsreel.

the shoes are modern but I think look rather 40’s as are the gloves. Wore it to a swing dance and found it nice to dance in .

for more details and photos see my blog

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