Thursday, February 23, 2017

title pic Two 1950s Christmas Outfits – Butterick 6285

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 30, 2015

2015 Christmas Outfits – Butterick 6285 Pattern Review Hello Ladies! If you’ve been following my blog for a while you will know that every year I take my mom to tea, and we wear 1950s outfits for the occasion!  Since I got married this year I didn’t have time to sew both of our outfits, […]

title pic The “It’s a Wonderful Life” Costume – Mary’s Dancing Dress!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 7, 2014

Donna Reed’s Charleston Dress – It’s a Wonderful Life Costume Reproduction It is quite possibly the most beloved Christmas film of all times.  It’s a Wonderful Life is as much an American holiday tradition as roast turkey or Christmas shopping.  Between the timeless storyline, the 1940s costumes, old-fashioned “Bedford Falls”, and the superb acting, it’s no […]

title pic The “It’s a Wonderful Life” Dress Part 1 – Research & Sewing

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on December 3, 2014

The It’s a Wonderful Life Costume Reproduction  “Oyez, oyez, oyez – the big Charleston contest!  The prize?  A genuine loving cup.  Those not tapped by the judges will remain on the floor – let’s go!” The scene is as familiar to many of us as our own childhood homes.  From the classic Christmas movie It’s a […]