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1930s mode Illustree vinatge french couture sewing patterns in a magazine

Mode Illustree continued to be published through the 1930s in Paris. The magazine reduced in size and content; however reduced patterns with dimensions were often given for home sewing, together with illustrations of the latest couture gowns and outfits.

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1940s and 50s vintage french coat sewing patterns

Here are some great vintage french sewing patterns for coats and jackets from the 1940s and 1950s. Published in Paris, patterns by Patron Modele and Marie Claire are featured here. These were all published on vintage dress making tissue paper … Continue reading

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Hormazd Narielwalla-art with vintage french sewing patterns

Stunning art from Hormazd Narielwalla…using vintage french sewing patterns to create fresh shapes and bring out the soul of the pattern-check out his website for more amazing pictures! http://narielwalla.com/2013/07/01/le-petit-echo-de-la-mode-series/#comments

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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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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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1920s vintage French sewing pattern guide

Coupe et Couture was published in Paris in the 1920s-its a sewing guide with numerous techniques and patterns. Included were illustrations of patterns for sale-this glamorous asymetric dress was featured along with pattern layouts. These wonderful vintage sewing techniques and … Continue reading

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Mode Pratique-Edwardian vintage couture magazine and sewing patterns

                Mode Pratique 1907-more lovely pictures from this couture magazine-vintage sewing patterns and illustrations from the Edwardian era.

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1920s art deco vintage flapper fashion!

Wonderful art deco front covers from Modes et Travaux published in 1929…this french magazine includes vintage sewing pattern sheets for accessories..and the fashions are gorgeous!   The magazine features designers of the day-covers include Patou and Leneif. Modes et Travaux 1929 … Continue reading

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1930s fashion vintage deco french haut couture magazine

This is a  beautiful original and high quality French  ”Modes et Travaux” magazine/catalogue of fashion-haut couture-  published in Paris in December 1936 no. 408 with its original vintage sewing pattern supplement. The cover illustrates a dress designed by Schiaparelli The 56 coulour and black and white illustrated  pages of the magazine include … Continue reading

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