Posts Tagged ‘1940s’

Casey’s Swing Dress Sew-Along

By Casey Maura

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Jennie’s Note: The lovely Casey Maura created this Sew-Along tutorial for my Swing Dress pattern in 2011. I asked her later if I could repost it in its entirety (in a single post instead of 13) on my site, and she was kind enough to send me the text with accompanying photos. Nearly four years went […]

Hannah’s 1940s Swing Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Hello Mrs. Chancey! The first time I saw the 1940s Swing Dress pictures, I fell in love with the style! I had been planning for a long time to buy the pattern, and when a wedding came up that my Mom was to sing at, it was the perfect opportunity to make the dress! I […]

Nursing Modification for the 1940s Swing Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Laura Singer has put together a photo tutorial to show how she modified my “Swing” Dress pattern to work for a nursing mother:   Hello Mrs. Chancey, I contacted you a while ago about your recommendations for making the swing dress nursing friendly. I documented the process in a photo tutorial on my blog, which […]

Genevieve’s Linen Swing Dress

By Jennie Chancey

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Well, I finally finished the dress last week. It’s taken me awhile to get some photos together, since I had to lasso my Mom to be my photgrapher. But I attached some to this email to show you! I know the dress has its various flaws, but for a first-time dress for me, I am […]

1940s “Swing” Dress Class

By Jennie Chancey

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This is a fun class for those who love the era of Glenn Miller and Benny Goodman. You'll create an authentic mid-1940s dress and learn about the colors and fabrics of the time period. As a bonus, you'll watch a 1940s film and study period hairstyles and makeup!

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Class Registration $40.00

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