Thursday, February 23, 2017

title pic First Ladies’ Gown Collection at the National History Museum

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 10, 2013

The First Ladies’ Gown Exhibit at the Smithsonian, Washington, D.C. On my recent costume trip to Washington, D.C., I spent some wonderful moments  at the National History Museum in my favorite exhibit of all – The First Ladies’ Gown exhibit!  Filled with inaugural ball gowns, sumptous dinner dresses, and stately suits, this magnificent collection of garments […]

title pic My Jacqueline Kennedy Suit ~ At the White House!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 20, 2013

~What I Wore to the White House~ As soon as I learned I was traveling to Washington, D.C., my thoughts instantly turned to what I would wear!  And since I love to reproduce costumes when I’m visiting historic landmarks, I definitely knew I just had to recreate a First Lady’s dress for the occasion!  The […]

title pic First Ladies’ Dresses – A Look at America’s Finest Fashions

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on July 6, 2011

  In honor of the Fourth of July, I would like to discuss some of my favorite First Ladies’ dresses and gowns.  It would be impossible to discuss the wardrobes of all America’s first ladies, but at least we can look at a few of the most popular or fashionable first ladies’ gowns.  As most of […]