Monday, March 27, 2017

title pic Scarlett O’Hara Ballgown Part 2 – At the Civil War Ball!

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on July 27, 2014

Last week I shared photos of my Scarlett O’Hara Ballgown while it was under construction.  So this week I am very excited to share pictures of the finished gown which I wore to a Civil War Ball!  I loved working with the vintage 1940s pattern to make this Gone With the Wind inspired costume, and […]

title pic In Your Easter Bonnet with all the Frills Upon It

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on April 20, 2014

A Vintage Pink Easter Dress – Hollywood Patterns #1878 Happy Easter!  I wanted to show you all the vintage dress which I wore today to church for Easter Sunday.  Back in the “good old days”, nearly everyone went to church on Easter (in America, that is), and all the ladies and girls wore their finest outfits for […]

title pic The 1940s Sweetheart Neck Dress – Hollywood Pattern 1059

Posted by Edelweiss Patterns on February 8, 2014

The 1940s Sweetheart Neck Dress – Hollywood Pattern 1059 Pattern Review There’s just nothing like 1940s dress styles!  Despite the fact that all fabrics were rationed during WWII, the fashion designers of the decade created styles which were so detailed with shirring, gathers, pleats, and wide waistbands, that you almost wouldn’t know they were had to […]

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