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title pic Three Fabulous 1950s Dress Patterns

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 30, 2012

I am momentarily interrupting my previously scheduled “Diana Barry” Edwardian gown project by posting about my “new” vintage 1950s patterns! This past Christmas my dear family gave me one of the greatest presents I could have thought of – a gift certificate to So Vintage Patterns!  So after spending many delightful hours poring over the many thousands […]

title pic Hand-sewn Details on the “Diana Barry” Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 25, 2012

The last few days I have been trying desperately not to be in the “depths of despair” (as Anne Shirley always said) about the fact that I haven’t posted pictures sooner!  Because the sewing progress I have made on the Anne of Avonlea gown project has been rather detailed and time consuming work, the bodice […]

title pic Diana Barry’s Bodice Underway

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on January 16, 2012

One of my favorite film costumes of all times is Diana Barry’s going away dress from Anne of Avonlea.   And I am so excited to finally sew a replica of this lovely Edwardian traveling gown! “Diana, you look positively radiant!” Anne Shirley exclaimed as Diana prepared to ride off to her honeymoon.  And this was […]