Marjorie Field 1940s fashion design gown

Marjorie Field A band of material falls vertically from the waist, creating a scalloped bottom edge on the skirt. A smaller pencil sketch to the right shows back of dress

1940's Vogue One Piece Dress Pattern  Bust 30 by backroomfinds

1940's Vogue One Piece Dress Pattern - Bust 30

Vogue One Piece Dress Pattern ~ That cranberry gown is achingly beautiful! Imagine in midnight blue velvet!

"Elegance is not the prerogative of those who have just escaped from adolescence, but of those who have already taken possession of their future."  Coco Chanel

Nina Leen: Actress Joan Caulfield briskly walking her West Highland terrier Witty, down Fifth Avenue past apartment buildings, New York, 1944

The 1940s Look. I might just have to purchase.Im really feeling the 40's lately, even more than my usual 50's obsession.

nice The Look: Recreating the Fashions, Hairstyles and Make-up of the Second World War by Mike Brown Published by Sabrestorm Publishing


My Stitchcraft collection skips some issues after October so the next one is this crazy hat number, August – September Click the picture for the pdf or scroll down for pict…