Tuesday, October 17, 2017

title pic Vogue 9266 – A First Lady Suit Replica

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on August 5, 2017

Melania Trump’s Blue Suit Pattern If you’ve followed my blog for a while you will know I’m a huge fan of First Ladies’ fashion.  I became fascinated with all the amazing gowns on display in the National History Musuem as a teenager, and I was able to get some good photographs of the exhibit the […]

title pic My Jacqueline Kennedy Red Suit Reproduction

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 26, 2017

  Earlier this year I received a request from one of my readers to recreate the red suit worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy, and portrayed in the new Jackie movie.  I receive requests on a regular basis to recreate various film costumes, but due to my very full schedule I am unable to do so […]

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 […]