Friday, September 12, 2014
Home Sewing Tips from the 1920s - Making a Smart and Becoming House Dress Without a Pattern - in an Hour!
Be amazed! In this tip from Ruth Wyeth Spears for her 1920s audience, she provides instructions for making the simplest dress ever, without a pattern! She describes not only how to fit the fabric to your shape, but also how to add godets to add flare. It need only take an hour, she says!
So, the previous year's house dresses looked like plain aprons, did they? I can only imagine. :)