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The dress pictured was made for a little girl called Jane by her mother in 1944 after an unexpected invitation to a children's party. By this stage of the Second World War, parties were unusual as there were significant food shortages and many children had been separated from family and friends after being evacuated.    At this time, new party dresses would have been very difficult to obtain as clothing was rationed, and cost money as well as precious coupons.

The dress pictured was made for a little girl called Jane by her mother in 1942 after an unexpected invitation to…

Falda / Story Skirt

"Assembled from early to mid C. scraps of homespun wool, prints, yarn and more, all hand sewn, this Story Skirt is reminiscent of the wonderful African American Quilts made by Harriet Powers in the late Century.

Chelise Patterson: Sewvivor Auditions- Strip-Pieced Shift Dress

Chelise Patterson: Sewvivor Auditions- Strip-Pieced Shift Dress----- So Clara P.

Jasper Conran Spring / Summer 2013

Jasper Conran - patchwork dress ~ shorter, she's practically wearing a blanket

alastair morton patchwork dress - horrockses designer - blog.horrocksesfashions.co.uk

alastair morton patchwork dress - horrockses designer - blog.horrocksesfashions.co.uk

Banyan 1820s The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Banyan 1820s The Metropolitan Museum of Art (OMG that dress!)

‘’Texts and Textiles’’ : Finding Manuscripts in Unusual Places by Nora Wilkinson, Harvard University, June 6th 2014 - fragments of medieval manuscripts lining the hems of religious statues' dresses at the Cistercian convent of Wienhausen in Northern Germany, done in the late 15th century by the convent nuns.

Not a fore edge book, but certainly hidden beauty: Medieval texts hidden in textiles

Another skirt for daughter made from an old t-shirt and some scrap fabric. Made 4/10/12. (She is pretty happy to now have a skirt that matches the purse I made a while back.)

Another skirt for daughter made from an old t-shirt and some scrap fabric. Made (She is pretty happy to now have a skirt that matches the purse I made a while back.

Basma

Wrap dress made of vintage cotton sheet. I remember My Great Aunt wearing one of these around the house to keep her clothes clean. I need to find some pretty floral fabric and have a go at this.

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