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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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1950s french knickers,petticoats vintage sewing patterns

Heres some vintage french lingerie sewing patterns published by patron Marie Claire (a supplement to the magazine Marie Claire)  and patron Modele  (supplement from Le petit Echo de la mode)  in the 1950s-click on the images to enlarge them. There … Continue reading

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1930s vintage french lingerie sewing patterns

Heres a selection of beautiful vintage lingerie sewing patterns published in France in the 1930s, featuring bras, French knickers,cami knickers,chemises and petticoats. Pattern makes include Patrons universels,Patrons Minerve,Jardin des Modes,Patron favoris,Patron parisiens.

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1920s vintage Trousseau french lingerie sewing patterns

Heres some lovely lingerie vintage sewing patterns, including a girdle/suspender belt, knickers and cami knickers, nightdresses and petticoats, that were published in 1926/1927 by Mode Pratique as supplements to the magazine. These would be made for ones “Trousseau” which was … Continue reading

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Petit Echo de la mode-Edwardian 1900s vintage French skirt sewing patterns

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. One reader has … Continue reading

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1940s French vintage sewing pattern catalogue-PATRONS UNIVERSELS et PARISIEN

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

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Victorian vintage sewing patterns-mode pratique

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

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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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Mode Illustree-vintage French sewing sheet patterns from World War One-the Great War

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

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1920s and 1930s vintage French dress sewing patterns

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

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