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Blue silk taffeta Eva Dress vintage evening gown 1956 / Robe du soir vintage 1956 en taffeta de soie bleu (Eva Dress)!

Hi everybody! Today I want to document an evening gown I made a while ago for a special occasion but never had the time to photograph - blame it on the long canadian winters when you cannot take outdoor pictures and my hectic life of the past year. I actually wore this dress for 2 distinct events already, one for singing on a corporate event for a big company, the other for a jazz show with tickets in a venue.





The pattern
I took this pattern at Eva Dress - it is originally a McCall's pattern from 1956. It is my 2nd time making this pattern - I first made it a couple of years ago, in black peau de soie (a gorgeous, gorgeous fabric), but I wore that dress so many times for different events that I grew tired of it and felt my audience needed to see something new! 




* By the way, my band Blue Gardenia (swing jazz with a vintage look) can perform anywhere in the world for your corporate event: if you have the budget we're happy to perform for you! :-)

I find that set of the gown + the …

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