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Mode Illustree-vintage French sewing sheet patterns from World War One-the Great War

Mode Illustree, perhaps the most famous of womens fashion magazines published in France in the Victorian and Edwardian era,contained wonderful illustrations and sewing patterns, usually in sheet form. Garments are illustrated around the edges of the sheet, togethre with the … Continue reading

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1914 Edwardian vintage french fashion and sewing patterns-mode Pratique

These editions of Mode Pratique were published in Paris in France during the Spring of 1914-just before the First World War broke out in 1914. They ususally contained sewing pattern supplements for garments that were sometimes illustrated on the pages … Continue reading

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World War One-vintage French sewing patterns for mourning dress

        During World War One in 1915 in the Edwardian era, Mode Pratique magazine contained a number of articles on Dresses and outfits for Mourning.¬† In French mourning¬† is known as le Deuil. Vintage French sewing patterns … Continue reading

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World War One 1915 French fashion Mode Illustree

Mode Illustree was published from Victorian times through to the 1940s and was the leading fashion magazine of its day. It contains some beautiful illustrations of fashions and this one is from 1915 during World War One.

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1907 Edwardian vintage antique sewing and fashions-mode Pratique

Mode Pratique vintage French magazines included a wonderful large sewing pattern sheet in many editions as well as pre-cut patterns. Heres a selection of wonderful designs from 1907           The garments are illustrated on the side … Continue reading

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Edwardian vintage French fashion-mode pratique and a 1911 bra sewing pattern

Mode Pratique magazine was published in Paris France from Victorian times through to the 1950s. During the Edwardian era, the magazines were often accompanied by sewing patterns-some in pre-cut form as sold today(but without any writing on the pieces!) and … Continue reading

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