1920s Art Deco Style Filet Crochet Sweater
This was a special request from a blog subscriber in Texas. Linda saw a sweater on Boardwalk Empire that she really liked and I, too, fell in love with it. The project started from scratch with only pictures to guide the work-in-progress, but it was super fun to make and instantly rewarding.
Boardwalk Empire; an HBO crime series set in the Prohibition Era, ran 5 seasons ending in Autumn 2015. It won several awards as a period drama, particularly for visual style. Many scenes feature costumes original to the Art Deco period. The vintage clothing, acquired from various dealers by the show’s designers, was upcycled with fresh dyes, new linings, and accents to make them appear “new” for the HD cinematic screen. Other ensembles were created specifically for the cast using 1920’s sewing patterns from tailoring books at the Fashion Institute of…
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