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07 Nov The Revolutionary Shirtdress! McCall’s Pattern 6885

So much to celebrate! First up -  our book is now available - 3 weeks ahead of schedule :) While we were surprised, we are delighted it was released before holiday madness takes over! With the upcoming year being the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment,  I'm celebrating the debut of A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing with a once revolutionary garment which is now a classic: The Shirtdress. Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. So why is a shirtdress revolutionary? The Edwardian Shirtdress was one of...

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