Saturday, February 24, 2018

title pic The Red Velvet Civil War Ballgown – Simplicity Pattern 2881

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 24, 2012

Merry Christmas!!  On this most joyous night of the year, I would like to wish you all a very wonderful and blessed Christmas Eve!  At last I have finished my red Victorian Christmas gown – an 1860s ballgown made from Simplicity Pattern 2881.  The photos were taken last night at the Queen Anne Victorian Mansion’s […]

title pic A Victorian Christmas Bustle Gown

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 15, 2012

An 1880s Evening Gown – Butterick 3012 Pattern Review I have been soooo looking forward to sharing pictures of this gown!!  Believe it or not, this was the first Victorian dress I ever sewed when I first began costuming.  So while it’s not pristinely perfect, it holds a very special place in my heart. Exactly six years ago I […]

title pic A 1940s Christmas Swing Dress

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 9, 2012

 In this week’s installment of the “Christmas dress parade”, I’m going to show you an olive green 1940s dress which I wore yesterday while touring a vintage airplane museum, a historic house, and Fort Vancouver’s Christmas festivities!  I realize that this dress is not quite as vibrant as the red and green outfits I’ve been showing […]