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The Sewing Movement — Party Themes

Children's Party Dressing Made Easy.

Party Themes

Theme There’s a party, so of to find a great fancy dress costume!   My first choice, especially when it’s for a fancy dress costume is to make it, which means you can individualize the whole design, and keep the cost down.  However if buying little girls clothing, the range available is unlimited; styles, colours, patterns, fitted or puffy, frilly or straight?  With the fancy dress party; to buy a ready made costume or just pick a dress that sort of suits the theme and add some accessories, but can then be used again post-party.  When I don’t have the time to...

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1920s Themed Party - hat

Party Themes

Well, made a felt hat for the 1920s party we are supposed to go to.  Not really happy with the shape, I do like it as a hat to wear everyday, but not really the cloche shape I was after.  The pattern book I purchased of Etsy, was good, it gave a peek at the way we did craft all those years ago, if you are looking for ready made patterns that you just pin on and cut then this is not the book, you do need to draft the hats from their instructions, but if you are looking for...

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1920s Themed Party

1920s dress costume flattener Party Themes themed party

Yay!   We have a 1920s themed fundraiser, (a favourite period of mine) at the end June.  I will be making the dress, possibly a flapper style dress, not sure yet.  I am a wee bit curvy for the 1920s dresses I've see in movies etc., and I'm not about to wear flatteners (see image below) for the bust area that they even used then, but I will try a be fairly true to the era.  I like the longline of the era, and of course the cloche hats are so cute.  I also like the Burlesque style, Moulin Rouge type,...

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