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title pic Famous Von Trapp “Sound of Music” Locations – Salzburg, Austria

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 28, 2011

“The hills are alive with the Sound of Music”!   There are certain sights that I will always associate with the “Sound of Music” and the von Trapp family history.  While some native Austrians may not agree with me, I think that locations such as Nonnberg Abbey, Mondsee Cathedral, or the Mozart Footbridge are quintessential “Sound of […]

title pic My Vintage 1950s Dress – How to Make Butterick 4790 Look Like the Pattern Cover

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 26, 2011

 Hello Ladies! I am excited to share some pictures of a vintage 1950s dress I’ve been wanting to sew for months!  This 50s style dress was more or less made from Butterick pattern 4790, with some alterations to make it look like the original pattern that was printed 60 years ago.  If you have ever […]

title pic An Original Sound of Music Costume on Display – Maria’s Striped Carriage Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 20, 2011

       In June of 2011, Debbie Reynolds auctioned off her impressive collection of film memorabilia which included numerous “Sound of Music” costumes from the 1965 production.  The auction took place at Profiles in History and reached enormous bids, with one movie costume selling for 4.2 million dollars!   But for those who have never seen a “Sound […]