🎨👗 SO TRUE, BEAUTIES, MASTERPIECES LIKE MADE BY MONET ARE ASKING LOVELY DRESSES.
Last weekend my local costume guild organized an outing to see an exhibit of Monet paintings at the de Young Museum in San Francisco and I wore a dress made of blue cotton sateen and antique lace.
I had to take photos looking upwards because my broad-brimmed hat created shadows on my face, and I was also trying to hide a splint on my hand, so sorry about the weird poses! It was a bit cold that morning so I wore an antique Edwardian blouse underneath my dress as a guimpe.
I needed a quick and simple dress so I used Butterick B6229, with modifications. I picked that pattern because I was already familiar with it after using it for my Downton Abbey maid costume, and knew it fit.
This is what the pattern looks like before I hacked it.
The 4 main changes I made to the pattern…
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