Let me start by saying this is not a historically accurate dress. I wanted to take a breather from the heavy lifting of research for my Edwardian projects and just make something pretty that’s fun to wear.
I made this dress quite a while ago, which is why I never thought to post it before now. It’s a re-issue of a Butterick pattern from 1953.
I need to be invited to fancy parties, because where else could I possibly wear looks like these?
I adore ads from the 50’s. They’re so optimistic. Every product is life-changing and full of promise.
By way of explanation, these are older paintings and no longer an accurate representation of what I’m doing currently. However, I am still really proud of them all. These are all signs that I have found here in town. The sign from the Chinese Palace is no longer there. The whole restaurant, which was every bit…