Tag Archives: Evening Gown

HSF/M #10: 1910 Dowager Countess Evening Gown

This gown was already in my sewing plan before I decided it fit into the HSF/M Challenge #10: Sewing Secrets. It turns out that it fits into the Sewing Secrets challenge for multiple reasons: #1: Because like many dresses from the … Continue reading

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HSF #10: 1925 Beaded Dress

During the swap and sell at last summer’s Newport Vintage Dance Week, I came across a rather awful 80s or perhaps 90s evening gown while browsing. I had been considering trying to hand bead my own gown for the Gatsby … Continue reading

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