Friday, December 26, 2014

Home Sewing Tips from the 1920s - Great Tip for a New Year's Eve Party Frock

Trimming a dress with metallic lace is just the ticket for a New Year's Eve party! This particular tip from Ruth Wyeth Spears and the 1920s describes a wide band of "metal lace" that is sewn in place with a combination of brightly colored embroidery thread and metal thread that matches the lace. Pay attention to the lace trim at the sleeves. I love this dress! Do you think that is fur at the hemline?


  1. Thank you for running this wonderful blog and giving us all those precious glimpses into the fascinating world of vintage life, fashion and so much more.
    I hope you had a lovely Christmas and that the new year brings you lots of joy.
    I will continue to look forward to these lovely posts in the new year.

    1. Thank you, One Perfect Day! I wish you all the best in the New Year!