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Victorian and Edwardian 1900 Mode Illustree French vintage Wedding Dress sewing patterns

Here are several editions of the famous French magazine ” Mode Illustree” published in the late Victorian and early Edwardian era of the 1900s. These editions featured vintage sewing pattern sheets for Wedding dresses and other garments;the bride in her … 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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La Mode et La Maison-vintage french 1930s fashion and sewing pattern magazine

La Mode et la Maison (Fashion and Home) was published during the 1930s in Paris France and contained mini sewing patterns for enlargement by home couturiers as well as embroidery patterns and illustrations of the latest french fashions.    

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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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1920s Mode Pratique Flapper bathing suit and fancy dress vintage sewing patterns

These amazing sewing patterns were published in sheet form by Mode Pratique in the 1920s…Included with the Turkish costume was a Russian costume. The bathing suit patterns were published separately-a wonderful Flapper look! Go to the following link where the … 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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