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These vintage french sewing patterns for skirts were published as supplements to the popular fashion newspaper/magazine Le petit Echo de la mode in Paris France. These skirt patterns are dated from 1905 to 1908-during the Edwardian era.
Heres some pages from a French vintage sewing pattern catalogue that was published in 1946,just after the end of World War 2 in Paris France-Les patron Universels et Parisiens. Featuring wonderful designs for dresses, swimwear and Evening wear,the catalogue has … Continue reading
Published in the late 1890s, these victorian vintage sewing patterns were given as supplements to the magazine Mode Pratique. These patterns were published on fine silk paper, and the pieces were cut out ready to use, unlike Mode pratique sheet … Continue reading
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.
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
Here are some rare examples of 1920s and 1930s vintage french sewing patterns that were supplements to the magazines La Femme Chic and Record de la mode… The patterns were published on vintage dress making paper-theres no instructions with these … Continue reading
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
These are pages from a guide that was published in the 1920s in Paris, entitled “Coupe et Couture”. The guide is over 200 pages long and contains lots of pattern layouts and instructions for making all types of garments. One … Continue reading
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
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