Ruffled Pillowcase Dress

This video was made to addition my original Ruffled Pillowcase Dress e-pattern that can be purchased as an instant download document (PDF) at http://crafty.

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  1. inlovewithtwilightyounouaretoo inlovewithtwilightyounouaretoo says:
    dress stencil? gossip girl?
    does anyone certain where i can find a dress pattern or dress or video of how to make one of these dresses thanx heaps...
    says:
    buy a stark dress pattern and fabric. for this particular dress (the first one) you'll need lining as well- so get two types of fabric. take your easy pattern and a pencil. Now for this dress you'll need to divide it in two parts - the top and the skirt. Top is more corset...
  2. Sexi_Kiwi Sexi_Kiwi says:
    Patterned Dresses? Places to buy them in Chicago?
    I breathe in Chicago and I was wondering where I could buy some dresses that have really cool patterns on them. Any patterns like zig zags, graffiti,...
    Gala says:
    If you charged in Chicago, where in Chicago? You can't just buy those patterned dresses at Kohl's, Carson's, etc., unless you accidentally spot them. Sometimes you can find such at Target and K-Mart. It's less priceless at Kohl's than Carson's. It's less expensive at K-Mart,...
  3. skater213532 skater213532 says:
    character skating dress patterns?
    so in lieu of of getting a custom made dress or buying a stock dress, i decided to make my own dress because i took sewing my freshmen year of...
    icicles says:
    A band that professionally make patterns will charge you more than a finished dress. You can buy ice skating dress patterns, try Jalie or Kwik Sew. They won't be exactly like the dress you want. They will need to be adapted. If you can't do this yourself, I suggest finding...

'The Irreparable Art of Dress' by Linda Przybyszewski - Boston Globe

Although she covers of narratives — rising. it reflects economics, power, gender, race, art, culture, community. Some taught in classrooms and county capacity programs, instructing women and girls in sewing and other domestic arts. ” Despite small differences in perspective, most were milk-white and middle class, and all shared an almost evangelic zeal for the virtues of dressing well. Woolman was one of the most influential of these women. Go on reading below. Advising them were the people Linda Przybyszewski refers to as the “Dress Doctors’’ in her vividly entertaining new book. Along with usefulness, though, the Dress Doctors promoted belle, independence, and pride. Among her tips for wartime thrift were “patterns to turn a woman’s skirt into a dress for a girl, a man’s shirt into a child’s dress, and elongated silk gloves into children’s stockings. another was Mary Brooks Pickens of the Woman’s Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences in Scranton, Pa. , who along with her allay authored articles for women’s magazines about how clothing sense turned “a shabby little stranger” into “the best... In an era taken with by theories of scientific management, even the federal government stepped in to help women run their homes and lives as efficiently as possible. The counsel they gave American women exhorted them to improve not only the way they dressed, but the way they lived. Its organizer, Mary Schenck Woolman, filled it with exhibits to give lessons in to women how to make clothing for their families, cheaply, efficiently, and fashionably. Clothing has always been about more than simply covering the body. In America a century ago, it was one of the few arenas (along with newborn care) in which women were expected to be knowledgeable and play a role, whether as consumers or creators (usually both). The Notre Dame representation professor’s Dress Doctors were not actually a formally organized group. others edited magazines and wrote books. Largely a story of women’s attire in the first half of the 20th century and the social and aesthetic forces that shaped it, “The Lost Art of Dress’’ also serves as a call to American women to reconsider the significance of personal fashion.

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