Advance 4086 (1946): Coworker Lisa suggests the version on the left should be made in heavy brown crepe with velvet insets. This is drastically too small but it was cheap and I've gotten to feeling pretty cavalier about resizing things.
I have two cousins' weddings next summer; I should start planning now so I don't end up running to the mall at the last minute to spend too much on something I don't really like, just so I look presentable.
The little side bows are classic 1940's.
The Gentleman Friend is out of town this weekend so here's hoping I get some sewing done.