1920s · 20th century · Museum Work

NHS/Audrain Exhibit: 1920’s Dressmaker’s Toile Reproduction

My favorite project I completed for the NHS/Audrain exhibition was a toile of a dress for a tableau in the 1920's dressmaker's shop exhibit. The dressmaker, Mollie O'Hara, actually had her shop on the premises which is now the Audrain Museum. Image from Mrs. Depew's Patterns. I was limited on time and resources, so while… Continue reading NHS/Audrain Exhibit: 1920’s Dressmaker’s Toile Reproduction

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 4: Which Pattern I Chose

In this series of posts, I will be covering my research into choosing a pattern for bust coverage/support for my 1920s wardrobe. Part 1: ResearchPart 2: Available Tutorials and PatternsPart 3: Other Resources - Pattern Reviews, Books and FilmsPart 4: Which Pattern I Chose Starting my 1920s Wardrobe The first step in my 1920s wardrobe… Continue reading Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 4: Which Pattern I Chose

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 3: Other Resources

In this series of posts, I will be covering my research into choosing a pattern for bust coverage/support for my 1920s wardrobe. Part 1: ResearchPart 2: Available Tutorials and PatternsPart 3: Other Resources - Pattern Reviews, Books and FilmsPart 4: Which Pattern I Chose Pattern Reviews (by pattern date) 1921 Wearing History Circa 1921 Brassiere… Continue reading Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 3: Other Resources

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 2: Tutorials and Patterns

In this series of posts, I will be covering my research into choosing a pattern for bust coverage/support for my 1920s wardrobe. Part 1: ResearchPart 2: Available Tutorials and PatternsPart 3: Other Resources - Pattern Reviews, Books and FilmsPart 4: Which Pattern I Chose Tutorials This video tutorial, which Pathe dates at 1921, is quite… Continue reading Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 2: Tutorials and Patterns

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 1: Research

In this series of posts, I will be covering my research into choosing a pattern for bust coverage/support for my 1920s wardrobe. Part 1: ResearchPart 2: Available Tutorials and PatternsPart 3: Other Resources - Pattern Reviews, Books and FilmsPart 4: Which Pattern I Chose General Research As much as I've tried to pin down any… Continue reading Choosing a 1920s Bra Pattern Part 1: Research