1950s

Miss Lulu dress (the walkaway dress). I think I still have this dress pattern.

The 1950s Walkaway Dress Sew-Along! - done a long time ago, but good starter info.

This is the original Whirl Away Dress, Butterick's 60s... it was SO easy!

Ea: Making a vintage (couture) dress from scratch

How to Make Butterick 4790 Look Like the Pattern Cover | Edelweiss Patterns Blog

1950s crinoline tutorial

All of these altered from the same pattern. The red one "buttons" all the way up the back. Perhaps, I could incorporate some of these alternations to the free peggy contest I pinned here http://pinterest.com/pin/83879611782223924/

Vintage 1950s Dress / 50s Cotton Dress / by TuesdayRoseVintage Click on Visit Site to Find Out More

Green Velvet Drape - A homage to Ceil Chapman 1950 Over a year ago I found the image of this...

The best dress form tutorial , patterns and instructions

tutorial on vintage pattern making! really helpful.

DIY chemise and corset pattern

1940's Panelled Slip Pattern Drafting Instructions

Free Vintage Evening Frock Dress Sewing Draft Pattern

Free Vintage Sun Frocks and Coats Sewing Draft Pattern in 50s Style

Sew pattern- The Alice Dress/Top. Nicely placed gathers.

a perfect lbd

Simplicity 2444. Love this! Despite my past failures/ half-made projects, I want to keep trying until I can make a dress that doesn't look like it was homemade!

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