Dating vintage vogue patterns

breaking news involving you and your handy sewing machine.

Today, over 83,500 vintage sewing patterns are accessible online thanks to the website, the Vintage Patterns Wikia.

More so, you can browse the retro patterns by brand as well.

Simplicity, Butterick, Vogue, Mc Calls, and Advance sewing brands are all represented.

although thankfully in the later years most companies did decide on printing the year on the envelope.

The only fashionable items that were not under restriction were wedding gowns and infant clothing. Because we were all in support of our troops in the war, we put the effort in on the home front as well. If you took to the farming fields, women found that denim trousers were a must.

Some women took over the factory jobs that the men held previously, thus companies (and sewing patterns! It became acceptable for women to wear these things if they were doing such dirty jobs.

) then you can do the vintage thing and just whip yourself up a lovely frock or two! Here are just a few good reasons: Personally as I've begun exploring vintage fashions, I've found that I am most attracted to styles from the 1940's.

That's not to say I wouldn't mind making a couple June Cleaver type dresses, but mainly my personality and what I am used to wearing is more figure flattering for the 1940's.

Leave a Reply