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A Sign of Times 1940’s

2019-03-15

A Sign of Times 1940’s

The 1940s were a decade many countries around the world will never forget. With the second world war (WW2) and clothing rationing, the war time pride of fashion on a budget became the norm. 1940s fashion for men and women experienced deep changes but also created some of the most flattering designs of the 20th century.  Here is a cool video of the 1940’s: Watch this video on The Scene. 1940’S OVERALL MOOD Wartime preoccupation Grave Strong nationalism Common cause philosophy POLITICAL & HISTORICAL EVENTS World War II Paris falls to the Germans (Fashion Houses close) Shortage of materials, priority...

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A Sign of Times 1930's

2019-03-08

A Sign of Times 1930's

Hello Everyone, Today's topic is the 1930’s “What did women wear in the 1930s?” The fashion of the thirties is usually overshadowed by the great depression, but the 1930s were full of glamour and style. The fashion industry underwent many changes during this decade in response to the severe economic hardships of the time. Factory-made garments (what we now refer to as “ready-to-wear”) became popular because clothing could be mass produced for far less than made-to-order custom garments. The insurgence of ready-to-wear fueled the buy at home catalog market. Here is a cool video of what it was like in...

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A Sign of Times 1920’S

2019-03-01

A Sign of Times 1920’S

Have you ever had the curiosity to learn more about what women used to wear in the past? I will be writing a couple of posts on the different eras.  I hope you enjoy! Each type of clothing in a 1920's closet had a certain set of guidelines as to when they were to be worn. What were the “rules” for morning dress, afternoon dress, and evenings? What about going to school or working? 1920s House Dresses Street Wear, Outing Clothes Vogue prepared a special on the different eras , here is the 1920s: Watch this video on The Scene....

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January Inspiration

2018-01-30

January Inspiration

Monthly MakesSure-Fit Designs Inspiration Hello there sewing friends! It’s Anna from Canada.  I hope you all had a fantastic break during the holidays. With the New Year comes new plans and new projects. Have you started planning what you would like to sew in 2018? This month, I wanted to share inspirations for not only the advanced sewers but also the beginner sewers alike. This month we are focusing in the Dress Kit. If you are just starting with Sure-Fit Designs, I would like to invite you to make a skirt. Did you know that a classic pencil cut skirt...

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Sure-Fit Designs in Newmarket Ontario

2017-11-06

Thank you Newmarket for the heart-felt welcome! It was a pleasure to be with such a lovely group. We even had the midia there, simple amazing!!! This is the artlcle that was published: https://newmarket.snapd.com/events/view/1091982      

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