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title pic Fall Fashions from 1953

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on October 27, 2011

1950s Dresses for Fall and Winter In 1953, pencil slim skirts and checked fabrics were the styles of choice for fall fashions. ~  Here are some lovely 1950s Fall Fashion Plates I’d like to share from my collection… As the air turns colder and the days get shorter, everyone’s thoughts turn toward staying warm in […]

title pic A Blue Silk 1950s Dress- Butterick Retro 5556 Pattern Review

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on October 21, 2011

A Blue Silk 1950s Dress – Butterick Retro 5556 Pattern Review After sewing three summery 1950s dresses from Butterick 4790, I knew I would be very sad to be without a vintage 50s style dress for winter!  So when I saw Butterick 5556 (an updated version of an original 1950s pattern), it instantly struck me […]

title pic Liesl’s Curtain Dress – Sound of Music Playclothes Costumes

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on October 14, 2011

Liesl’s Curtain Dress – The Sound of Music Playclothes Costumes “I made them, from the drapes that used to hang in my bedroom!” Maria told Captain von Trapp about those green and white damask playclothes that his children had been roaming about Salzburg wearing.  No one would probably think of making a reproduction of Liesl’s curtain dress […]