Tag Archive: 1920’s dress

On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress

Oh my word, how fast is this year spinning by?  I still have a pile of fabrics to use up and patterns to find, not to mention still ploughing through daughter no2’s summer wishlist.  I have done pretty well using up stashed fabric this year, I haven’t calculated any totals yet, not measured anything, but … Continue reading “On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress”

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On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress

Oh my word, how fast is this year spinning by?  I still have a pile of fabrics to use up and patterns to find, not to mention still ploughing through daughter no2’s summer wishlist.  I have done pretty well using up stashed fabric this year, I haven’t calculated any totals yet, not measured anything, but … Continue reading “On my Sewing Table – 1920s Evening Dress”

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The 1920’s Egyptian Revival Gown

Well hello there, friends! I am supremely proud to share this post with you.  It is by far the most time consuming and elaborate project that I’ve ever taken on (and that includes sewing my wedding dress!).  This post is going to be very photo heavy as I made everything you can see in these […]

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A Chambray Isabella Dress

Hello friends! *Portions of this post originally appeared on the Cali Fabrics blog* I’ve been a fan of 1920’s fashion nearly my entire life, but it’s only been the last five or six years that I have really gotten into actually sewing and wearing styles from that era. All of my 20’s garments thus far […]

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A Red Velvet Baltimore Dress

Hows tricks, dames? I’m super excited to share this dress as I’ve been keeping it a secret for a while!  This is Decades of Style’s latest 1920’s dress pattern (actually one of three in their recently released collection!) — the Baltimore Dress.  It has Art Deco styling with a beautifully draped center panel and is […]

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The Gatsby Summer Afternoon 2016

How’s tricks?  The Gatsby Summer Afternoon was the bee’s knees this year! The Gatsby Summer Afternoon is an event that I look forward to every year.  It’s like stepping back in time to the Jazz Age and it’s just the most wonderful period event that I’ve been to.  I love admiring all of the dames […]

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The 1929 Pansy Dress

How’s tricks, dames?  I’m extremely excited to fully share this year’s 1920’s dress for the Gatsby Summer Afternoon.  I’ve been sharing my progress in making this dress on Instagram and it was a labor of love.  The Gatsby Summer Afternoon is an Art Deco picnic held at the Dunsmuir-Hellman Mansion in Oakland, CA every September.  I […]

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