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……. http://gallica.bnf.fr/ I shall be searching … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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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 … Continue reading
These antique vintage sewing pattern sheets were published as supplements to the magazine”Journal des Demoiselles” . This magazine was also known as the Journal Des Dames et Des Demoiselles. It was a Ladies’ Journal, perhaps the precursor of such … Continue reading
This fantastic large vintage sewing pattern sheet was published in March 1897 by Mode Illustree in Paris France and was a supplement to The magazine. The pattern sheet of many lines gives layouts and instructions for a number of garments … Continue reading
This edition of Mode Pratique was published in August 1927 and contained several sewing pattern supplements for Flapper fashions which were illustrated in the magazine along with instructions to make up the garments. The patterns don’t contain … Continue reading
Heres some vintage sewing patterns from the 1950s/early 1960s that were published in Paris. The pattern makes have great names-“Allure de Paris” “Paris Luxe” and the great designs of course. These patterns do not include seams and hems allowances.
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 … Continue reading
The French womens fashion magazines “echo de la Mode” (a whisper of fashion) and Femmes d’aujourd’hui” (Women of today) which were both published in Paris, continued to give supplement sewing pattern sheets away with their magazines in the 1960s. These … Continue reading