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1940s French vintage sewing pattern catalogue-download 60 pages for £1.50p!

In 1946, Patron Favoris et Minerves published a wonderful sewing pattern catalogue in Paris France -it contains over 60 pages illustrating over 100 dresses and outfits that were availaible as sewing patterns for sale that year.   You can view … Continue reading

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1940s vintage sewing patterns-Echo De la Mode-Wartime Glamour

        During the second World War, Echo de la Mode carried on publishing sewing patterns-these French vintage sewing patterns are for blouses and dresses and the pattern instructions show how to make the most of what would … Continue reading

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1940s vintage sewing patterns-Echo de la Mode

These vintage french sewing patterns were all published by the magazine Echo de la Mode in the 1940s in Paris France. Sewing Instructions for the patterns are found on the back of the envelopes.

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Jardin des modes-1940s French fashion

Jardin des Modes – Vintage French fashion and sewing advice from the 1940s. Models illustrated were availiable to buy as sewing patterns to make these wonderful couture garments

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1940s vintage french sewing patterns-dolls, bras and hats!

Some of my latest additions-these wonderful vintage sewing patterns were published by the magazine Femmes D’Aujourdhui  in Paris in the 1940s. The patterns were printed on large sheets and are designed to be traced out onto dress making tissue-they can … Continue reading

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Fabulous 1940s french fashion

At the end of world war 2, Paris still managed to publish some wonderful magazines with glamorous fashions-these are 2 editions of Modes de Paris published in 1945.            

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Vintage French sewing patterns blouses 1930s 1940s

  A selection of vintage french sewing patterns from the 1930s and 1940s for blouses!                                              

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1940s and 50s Corset patterns

                    These wonderful corset patterns appeared in the magazine Echo de la Mode. They were printed in miniature to allow the seamstress to take a copy and enlarge the pattern, usually on squared paper. I hope to make these … Continue reading

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