1950s

Summer Dress

           

Garden Dress 1956

   

Pattern:
Schwabe - Der neue Schnitt, Juni 1956, R31750 (Bogen C, Schnitt Nr. 5)

Evening Dress 1956

   

Patterns:
Dress: Beyers Mode für alle, Jahrgang 1956; R30320
Petticoat: Beyers Mode für alle, Jahrgang 1955, Heft 5

Apron 1957

   

Pattern:
Schwabe - Der neue Schnitt, Juni 1957, #2150 (Bogen B, Schnitt Nr. 3)

Dress and Cape 1955

         

Patterns:
Burda Moden 5/1955, Bogen A, Schnitt Nr. 7, K 8503
Butterick Retro Nr. 5032 (Misses Capelet, Dress, Overskirt, Cummerbund Sash and Belt)

In the footsteps of Jane Austen

Middle-Earth / Fantasy

Medieval ~1000-1450

Renaissance ~1425-1600

Rococo ~1715-1795

Empire / Regency ~1795-1825

Biedermeier ~1825-1848

Crinoline Period ~1848-1869

Early Bustle Era ~1869-1876

Late Bustle Era ~1881-1889

Belle Epoque ~1890-1914

1940s

1950s

Dirndl-Style

Carnival

My black Cap was openly admired by Mrs Lefroy,
and secretly by every body
else in the room.

Jane Austen to her
sister Cassandra
24 December 1798
 

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