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1927 ca evening sequinned dress

1927 ca evening sequinned dress

Creating shaped skirt Finished toile front Back of toile Jan marking the pattern pieces on vintage cotton tulle Creating sequin embroidery samples Embroidery samples Tambour embroidery  Top of dress embroidered and start of the skirt More...
1920s filet lace summer dress

1920s filet lace summer dress

1920s filet lace summer dress Example of 1920s filet lace dress on cover of La Samaritaine magazine. Hand sewing bands of filet lace together. Forming the side skirt panel. Bodice part of the dress. Finished front. Side of dress. Back of summer dress. More coming...
1950’s knitted bolero

1950’s knitted bolero

1950s knitted bolero Original 1950’s knitting pattern Our friend Jen knitting the 1/2 scale version A 1950s starlet wearing the same style bolero with an evening dress Bolero at exhibition with other New Look...
1954 McCall’s pattern

1954 McCall’s pattern

1954 McCall’s pattern 1954 McCall’s pattern Pattern on mannequin Preparing the toile Cutting 18 meters of lace Applying lace to bodice pieces Constructing the bodice Attaching flounces to the skirt Finishing the crinoline Dress...
1920s Phoenix evening dress

1920s Phoenix evening dress

1920s Phoenix evening dress Embroidery by Janet Timms Textiles used for inspiration and design Toile and design for embroidery Transfer to paper to mark on silk I’m an embroideress, always have been, and always will be. Embroidery was my very first passion. Even my...

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