Catalog Sunday

This Sunday it's fab fashions from Chicago Mail Order. 
Enjoy!!

Catalog Sunday

I dresses 30s this weekend so I thought Id post a slew of lovely 30s styles.
Enjoy!

Lane Bryant Spring/Summer '32

My first bias cut skirt, and a vacation.

I have this bias cut skirt I got a long time ago at Macy's for a song. It's an Eddie Bauer, and it's black linen, fully lined. I remember wearing it the other night to Cicada club and just loving the way it swooshed and galloped as I walked. Of course a lot of that was because of the weight of the fabric, and even the lining, but it felt so feminine and sexy.

Then I got to thinking, why don't I ever make my own bias cut items?


Well, as I'm sure you all know, it takes up mega tons of fabric. Mega tons is an understatement, shit load would be more accurate.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Labels

1940 (657) catalog Sunday (499) dress (411) 1930 (402) progress (216) suit (189) coat (171) repro (153) cotton (146) shoes (121) pattern (118) day dress (117) blouse (115) hat (112) 1950 (109) 1920 (105) Chicago Mail Order (102) jacket (98) etsy (94) Lane Bryant (92) WWII (91) personal (87) separates (82) butterick (79) foundation garments (78) gown (75) skirt (75) Wards (73) cocktail dress (72) fabric (72) illustration (72) day project (67) simplicity (65) vintageville (65) linen (63) nvl (63) pants (63) McCall (62) cmo (59) homemaking (59) sweater (58) accessories (57) music (55) event (54) rayon (54) 1930s (52) dubarry (50) house coat (49) slip (49) stockings (49) flower (48) playsuit (45) Sears (44) wool (44) purse (40) pajamas (39) Spiegel (37) make and mend (37) robe (36) 1960 (35) advertisement (33) apron (33) gloves (33) hollywood (33) holiday (32) 1940s (31) catalog (31) showcase (31) buttons (30) National Bellas Hess. (28) hats (28) dance (27) denim (27) dust bowl (27) furniture (27) In Memoriam (26) dyeing (26) Man Month (25) cloche (25) drawing (25) underpants (25) children (24) coats (24) costume (24) overalls (24) NRA (23) men (23) navy (23) sewing (23) MnM11 (22) bra (22) sew-along (22) girdle (21) jewelry (20) nightgown (20) giveaway (19) lace (19) patterns (19) hair (18) royalchrome (18) collar (17) craft (17) mnm12 (17) silk (17) stout (17) velvet (17) CVTotI (16) Montgomery Wards (16) PPP (16) scarf (16) 1910 (15) bathing suit (15) cape (15) jacket in a week (15) lingerie (15) socks (15) Air Raid (14) beret (14) jimjams (14) men's (14) panties (14) quilt (14) swimsuit (14) MnM13 (13) National Coat and Suit Company (13) loungewear (13) mail order (13) pictorial (13) repair (13) sweaters (13) advance (12) alteration (12) dress form (12) evening gown (12) rick rack (12) seersucker (12) uniform (12) wardrobe (12) MnM14 (11) food (11) plaid (11) New York (10) boots (10) border print (10) cicada (10) depression (10) flapper (10) piping (10) redingote (10) the gardenia dress (10) tiki (10) 1970 (9) anne addams (9) bag (9) cocktail (9) family (9) handkerchief (9) red (9) shirt (9) smock (9) underdress (9) belt (8) corduroy (8) embroidery (8) excella (8) garter (8) house dress (8) knitting (8) marian martin (8) pleats (8) sale (8) sleeve (8) slippers (8) toys (8) tweed (8) vogue (8) watches (8) bolero (7) brooch (7) crepe (7) design (7) dicky (7) halloween (7) just because (7) mary jane shoes (7) movie (7) novelty print (7) shopping (7) sleepwear (7) Phantom of the Opera (6) bargain (6) calico (6) classic (6) color (6) cosmetics (6) costuming (6) expo (6) fur (6) glass (6) housewares (6) notions (6) restoration (6) shirtwaist (6) sick (6) ski suit (6) theater (6) zipper (6) applique (5) architecture (5) blackface (5) bloomers (5) body (5) book (5) cat (5) chambray (5) fashion (5) furnishings (5) jacket in a week 2 (5) jumper (5) little things (5) maternity (5) mock-up (5) museum (5) necktie (5) party (5) photos (5) pimp (5) sweater dress (5) vest (5) vintage (5) winter (5) wrap dress (5) 1945 (4) 1980 (4) beauty (4) comments (4) dog (4) elastic (4) monogram (4) monster making (4) nurse (4) outsize (4) pattern making (4) pets (4) revolution (4) scallop (4) swing dress (4) tappants (4) wedding (4) 1800s (3) 1900 (3) VPP (3) WWI (3) books (3) bracelets (3) cookies (3) corset (3) cuff (3) darning (3) deco (3) doggie (3) ebay (3) groceries (3) lindy (3) makeup (3) retro (3) rings (3) sailor (3) satin (3) shirring (3) shorts (3) sporty (3) styling (3) summer (3) teaching (3) turban (3) upholstery (3) viva (3) 1990 (2) PDF (2) SAT (2) UK (2) adventure (2) baby (2) beach pajamas (2) bedspread (2) beer (2) blue (2) caplet (2) cardigan (2) chair (2) cleaning (2) clock (2) comic (2) commission (2) cooking (2) couch (2) curtains (2) detail (2) diner (2) doll (2) dressing gown (2) feedsack (2) gowns (2) handmade (2) hiking (2) history (2) hosiery (2) interview (2) kickstarter (2) lamp (2) learning (2) loafers (2) lucite (2) natural (2) nylon (2) patternbook (2) pin-tucking (2) pique (2) playclothes friday (2) plus size (2) radio (2) raglan (2) ruffles (2) rugs (2) sequin (2) shawl (2) singer (2) slacks (2) snoods (2) stripes (2) sundries (2) superior (2) thrift (2) two-tone (2) umbrella (2) virginia (2) wearing history (2) woman (2) women (2) workwear (2) year (2) yellow (2) yoke (2) ADSLA (1) Brian (1) Casts of Color (1) Facebook (1) Hart Schaffner n Marx (1) Lady Day (1) Promotion (1) Rowman's (1) San Francisco (1) Steampunk (1) apple (1) articles (1) atomic (1) awards (1) bakelite (1) baking (1) ball gown (1) bar (1) barettes (1) baseball (1) batman (1) bead (1) bed (1) berthas (1) bike (1) birthday (1) black people (1) blankets (1) blogs (1) bonnet (1) boys (1) braces (1) breeches (1) brushes (1) burda (1) cameras (1) candy (1) canned goods (1) chiffons (1) christmas (1) closet (1) cloth (1) college (1) cosplay (1) custom (1) decorating (1) diamonds (1) disaster sewing (1) dishes (1) drawers (1) drinking (1) drop waist (1) fagoting (1) fat people (1) felt (1) flannel (1) flocking (1) flooring (1) fonts (1) footware (1) fruit (1) gadgets (1) glasses (1) godet (1) gold (1) grading (1) guest comments (1) gusset (1) halter (1) heels (1) hints (1) hood (1) household (1) hygiene (1) infants (1) instructions (1) jewels (1) kitchen (1) knickers (1) landmark (1) lawn (1) life (1) masks (1) mensturation (1) mid-century modern (1) mirror (1) misses (1) muppet (1) necklace (1) needle (1) notches (1) office attire (1) oilcloth (1) oxfords (1) pandemic (1) pearls (1) pen (1) personal update (1) pictures (1) pins (1) plants (1) plus fours (1) pocket (1) portraits (1) puppet (1) raincoat (1) recreation (1) refashion (1) ric rac (1) sash (1) savings (1) sci-fi (1) serger (1) shades (1) sharkskin (1) sheets (1) silhouette (1) skit (1) standard (1) star trek (1) store (1) suspenders (1) swagger (1) swing (1) table (1) tablecloth (1) teen (1) textles (1) thermal underwear (1) thread (1) tips (1) toiletries (1) tools (1) tote (1) tour (1) travel (1) trousers (1) tv (1) twill (1) type (1) underware (1) veil (1) video (1) vintage outing (1) wallet (1) white (1) writing (1) yay (1)