I have just been told about an amazing French resource that anyone can access-and by searching vintage magazines, you can find old sewing patterns in France….suggest you try searching for “mode pratique”
Link is here…….
I shall be searching out new patterns here!
This rare sewing pattern was published in the 1950s by Les patrons couture de la coupe Parisienne.
The stunning illustration is for a kimono sleeve blouse in 2 styles….and the pattern pieces are on plain sewing tissue with the pattern layouts illustrated on the packet.
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This lovely vintage French sewing pattern was published in the 1940s by Claudine. Patterns are for a pair of French knickers and a petticoat. The actual pattern doesn’t include seams allowances and is printed on plain silk dress making tissue.
This edition of Le petit Echo De La Mode was Published during World War 2 in Paris. Le petit Echo De La Mode was a popular womans weekly magazine published from Victorian times in France.
This page gives illustrations and instructions for sewing some wonderful hats-the patterns are in miniature and need enlarging.
Mode illustree Victorian sewing patterns sheet
Mode Illustree was published in Paris France from the late 19th century though to the middle of the 20th century. This Victorian edition contained a large sewing pattern sheet for various garments that were illustrated in the magazine-including this beautiful wedding gown