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title pic Simplicity 1777 – A Vintage 1940s Dress Pattern!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 23, 2012

Simplicity 1777 Pattern Review – A 1940s Vintage Design Hello Ladies! I was sooo excited when I saw Simplicity Patterns’ new fall collection last week, because it contained the first real vintage design that Simplicity has released in some years!  Four years ago Simplicity had a couple gorgeous 1940s formalwear patterns that I snatched up, but ever since […]

title pic 1940s Fashion from the WWII Years

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 16, 2012

In recent weeks I have been feeling very inspired by the 1940s, and I am toying with the idea of making a WWII era outfit for the Fourth of July.  While I love the big, pouffy skirts of the 1950s so much more than the tailored look from a decade before, there is still something […]

title pic The Young Queen Elizabeth

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on June 6, 2012

This weekend as the world celebrated 60 years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign, we’ve had a wonderful chance to look back at how faithfully she and Prince Phillip have served the Commonwealth for the last six decades.  Bright and chipper as ever, the Queen stills wears incredibly fashionable suits and hats, and insists that her umbrellas match each outfit.  […]