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A number of years ago, in order to encourage our members to sew, and create for our annual fashion show, we began having sewing challenges...

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Zadig & Voltaire washed crêpe de chine camisole, inset patchwork lace, all-over rhinestones, lace at top 95% nylon, 5% spandex, lace at bottom 100% polyamide, camisole 100% crêpe de chine silk.

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Summer evening gown, ca. 1890-1920. One-piece cream silk chiffon with pale printed & flocked rose blossom clusters in soft colors. Center front net panel covered with irridescent sequins & metallic copper coils in floral motifs. Embroidered net lace insets on bodice and hem. Chiffon lining. Augusta Auctions

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1940 -- this is almost exactly the same as my Mom's wedding-night peignoir, except hers was entirely ivory. She was married in 1949.

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