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

1920s Bra-Making Resources 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 ChosePart 5: Supplies (Coming soon!) Starting my 1920s Wardrobe The first step… Continue reading 1920s Bra-Making Resources Part 4: Which Pattern I Chose

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

1920s Bra-Making Resources 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 ChosePart 5: Supplies (Coming Soon!) Pattern Reviews (by pattern date) 1921 Wearing… Continue reading 1920s Bra-Making Resources Part 3: Other Resources

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

1920s Bra-Making Resources 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 ChosePart 5: Supplies (Coming Soon!) Tutorials 1921 This video tutorial, which Pathe… Continue reading 1920s Bra-Making Resources Part 2: Tutorials and Patterns

1920s · 20th century · Undergarments

1920s Bra-Making Resources 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 ChosePart 5: Supplies (Coming Soon!) General Research As much as I've tried… Continue reading 1920s Bra-Making Resources Part 1: Research