Added Dec 3, 2013
Den Haag, Nether...
When I wanted to make a dress which would show off this beautiful green wool crepe, I looked to the 1930’s for inspiration. Looking at vintage magazines gave me a bit of an understanding of the silhouette and the design details (and the fact that you don’t have to have shoulder pads).
Then, I drafted this pattern: raglan sleeves which form a yoke at the back, cowl neckline with pleats in satin, slim skirt with flared inserts.
More pictures and the full story (and, if you take a look at the older post, the entire process) at “my blog”: http://petitmainsauvage.blogspot.nl/2013/12/finally-that-30s-dress.html
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