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1914 Afternoon Dress Class

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1914l

Created for the intermediate to advanced sewist who enjoys new challenges, this class will guide you through steps to make an heirloom gown that includes lace insertion, tucks, and embroidery. If you've always wanted a scrumptious tea gown, this is the class for you!

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Early 1900s Fashion Features

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hatsample

This download includes three articles from the early 1900s (my original copies are, alas, undated, but hairstyles and dress styles provide good clues). First is a feature about fashionable hats. Next is a beautifully illustrated piece about negligees–lovely, long gowns and wrappers to match. Finally there’s an article with photographs of intricate embroidery by “peasants!” Enjoy!

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1908 Ladies’ Home Journal Summer Fashions

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goodtaste

This is a charming article with lots of beautifully detailed illustrations from the June 1908 Ladies’ Home Journal (summer fashion issue!). Three pages of text cover everything from what flatters a particular complexion to what a governess should wear–all written by Lady Catherine Milnes Gaskell. I’ve also included a bonus page of “Frocks for the Holidays.”

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