Read all about the sheath dressSince its introduction in the 1950s, the form fitting sheath dress continues to be a popular silhouette in women’s fashion.  It’s sleek, sexy, and sophisticated.  Sherri from sewbettyanddot focuses on the sheath dress in her guest post at Pattern Patter, discussing the features and history of the dress style.  Go to Pattern Patter to read about it and to see photos showing the evolution of the sheath dress through the decades.

[photo from Pattern Patter]

By Anne Weaver


6 Comments so far

  1. rosita williams on June 6, 2014 8:53 pm

    I love this fashion time, when ladies looked like ladies…very classic, we looked sooo fantastic, those were the days…I still have those patterns. great memories, i’m starting back sewing. have fun ALL you ladies.

  2. sherri s. on June 6, 2014 10:02 pm

    Thanks so much for posting this (I’m the author!). Once a month on the Pattern Patter blog I do a “Focus On” post on a style, garment element (sleeves, necklines, etc.).

    I love your blog and have been getting your email pushes for more than a year…so fun!

  3. Biloxibird on June 7, 2014 9:27 am

    1317 would give my wider bottomed figure a nice long vertical line.

  4. Anne Weaver on June 8, 2014 9:09 am

    Thank you for subscribing to Craft Gossip!! I’ll be sure to keep an eye out for future “Focus On” posts. –Anne

  5. Catherine Johnson on June 8, 2014 6:45 pm

    Finally getting around to saying thanks for the post linking to our team blog! And happy birthday, Anne (June 7)!

  6. Mary Beth on June 9, 2014 10:31 am

    Great Post by Sherri! So lucky to have her! I love the fitted sheath!

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