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title pic A Von Trapp Wedding

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on November 26, 2011

      Captain von Trapp and Maria after their wedding on November 26,1927.   The Real von Trapp Wedding ~ On November 27th, 1929, Captain Georg Ritter von Trapp and Maria Augusta Kutschera were wed in the church of Nonnberg Abbey with all seven children present.  In our childhood memories we can probably all recall […]

title pic How To Tell the Difference Between Silk Dupioni & Shantung

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on November 23, 2011

If you have ever wondered, “What is the difference between silk shantung and silk dupioni?”, this article is for you!  If the question has never crossed your mind before, I highly recommend taking a few minutes to learn the differences between dupioni and shantung, two of the most magnificent fabrics on the market.   For ages, silk fabrics have been […]

title pic An Edwardian Tea Gown

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on November 18, 2011

After years of admiring the “1910s Tea Gown“ pattern from Sense & Sensibility Patterns,  I have finally found the time to create my own version of this lovely Edwardian dress!  With the empire waistline, detailed bodice, layered skirt, and ruched sash, the tea gown pattern evokes a sense of femininity from the early 1900s.  You could almost imagine this […]