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1941 Le petit Echo De La Mode vintage french hat sewing pattern

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

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Victorian 1800s Mode Illustree 1897 magazine and large sewing patterns sheets including cycling clothes

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

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Retro 1950s and 1960s vintage French couture sewing patterns

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.

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1940s World War 2 sewing pattern catalogue-Patron Favoris et Minerve-vintage Wartime fashion

Here are some pages from an 80 page  sewing pattern catalogue published in the Winter of 1943 by Les Patrons Minerves et Favoris in Paris France. The illustrations give front and back views, the pattern numbers and the amount of … Continue reading

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Mode du Jour-1920s art deco vintage French womens fashion and sewing magazine

Here are some covers from the French womens magazine “mode du Jour” which was published in Paris France during the 1920s. It often featured mini sewing patterns for enlargement-The flapper fashion are wonderful!

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Nouveaute French vintage 1940s sewing pattern magazine

Nouveaute womens magazine was published in the 1930s and 1940s in France and contained fashion illustrations, often sewing pattern supplements and usually a mini sewing pattern with measurments that would be enlarged using squared paper. There were also recipes, home … Continue reading

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1940s World War 2 Vintage french coat sewing patterns-Marie Claire

Here are 2 vintage french coat sewing patterns published by Patrons Marie Claire in the 1940s/50s…the raglan sleeve panelled coat is a 1940s classic design. The patterns were published onto silk dress making tissue paper and there are no seams … Continue reading

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Miroir des Modes-art deco vintage 1920s French sewing pattern magazine

Miroir des Modes was originally published by Buttericks in Paris France and appears to be the French version of the Delineator magazine. However by the late 1920s, the magazine no longer features Buttericks sewing patterns and the fashions are differently … Continue reading

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1940s World War 2 vintage french sewing pattern catalogue-patron favoris

During World War, patron favoris continued publishing in Paris some wonderful sewing patterns which are featured in their catalogues. Here are some pages from the catalogues, featuring dresses, coats and lingerie

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1940s vintage french nightdress Marie Claire sewing pattern

This lovely vintage night dress sewing pattern was published by Patrons de Marie Claire in the late 1940s. The pattern was on unmarked silk dress making tissue paper and had brief instructions on the back of the envelope.

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