Chic and sleek 1930′s pattern for an everyday dress. Would be lovely in flowing rayon or challis–or crisply elegant in lined organdy or silk organza.
A pair of slim 1930′s skirts.
Totally glamorous 1930′s day dresses. I love the details on the cuffs at right and the flutter sleeves on the left. Scrumptious!
This evening gown would be stunning in a floaty, filmy chiffon or silk georgette.
This lovely flapper dress was sold on eBay by USVainen, a past seller whose knowledge of vintage fashion was astounding and whose descriptions were delightful. This seller graciously agreed to let me share her images and words on my site, and I think you’ll enjoy them as much as I have! The description of this [...]
This is a very simple, easy-to-make pattern for a house dress/jumper from the early 1920s. Pockets are conveniently placed and large enough to be practical.
Here are two original designs by Lucile, Lady Duff-Gordon. These images were generously given to me by Randy Bryan Bigham, who is in the process of authoring the first full-scale biography of Lucile. Please see my Lucile Page for more about Lady Duff-Gordon and her designs! (Sketches through the Fashion Institute of Technology.)
This is a super pattern for a simple, everyday 1920s frock, perfect in linen, cotton or other summery fabrics. Thank you to Tuesday’s Child for the loan!
This is an early 1920s pattern for undersleeves. I think the styles are truly delightful, and some would even be appropriate for Regency gowns!
Here is an illustration from a 1925 tailoring manual. Note the stylized, sleek hair on the lady.