Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Project: Birthday Eleganza

And so my quest to create the ultimate birthday dress begins.

I have chosen for my inspiration this advertisement from the Sears catalogue circa 1933:

birthday dress2

Lovely!  I’ve already chosen the fabric…


… green silk, darlings!  I’ve created the paper pattern…


… or most of it, anyway.  And I’ve even started working on the muslin (to get out all the kinks)…


… so far so good!  I may know what I’m doing, only time will tell.  I’ll keep you posted as the journey progresses!

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