Here is my genuine 1925 'one-hour dress'.... that has taken me the better part of the week (ok a lot of that time was spent staring at it and trying to understand the directions)
Because of the busy print you can't see the waterfall effect that is supposed to happen down the side and the hem is being held with pins.
It actually feels really comfortable and cool on but there is no way I would wear it out and about.
I think it is going to be a hack job and a top and skirt will be the eventual result.
Still, it was fun having a go at that pattern and I'll approach it again sometime.