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Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of 1940s

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During the 1950s, many women used their sewing skills to recreate the incredibly feminine styles that were adapted into commercial sewing patterns. The 1950s saw renowned designers such as Lanvin, Fath, Schiaparelli, and Givenchy licensing their names and designs to pattern companies in record numbers: designers from Paris to New York to Hollywood can be accounted for in ...more
Paperback, 175 pages
Published August 1st 1999 by Schiffer Publishing
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Margaret
Apr 28, 2015 Margaret rated it really liked it
Fascinating book for those interested in the fashions of the 1940s. I wish I could get my hands on some of these patterns!
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Nov 22, 2007 Erika rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fashion/Costume/History enthusiasts
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I LOVE THIS BOOK. Great chapters on the pattern industry, and I finally had some of my questions answered about my own collection of 1950's women's dresspatterns.
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