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Dating vintage vogue patterns

Published: 29.05.2018

During the 's logo was placed in the upper left corner with a colored box around it. Early 's name logo moved to the left side.

The manufacturers often re-issued the numbering sequences so simply using the pattern number will be of little value. Learning about vintage sewing patterns is a ongoing process, and the more you learn yourself, the better you'll be able to evaluate online sources.

As with today's patterns, "nicer" or more complicated or designer patterns cost more than an "ordinary" pattern.

So adding to your collection is manageable without blowing your budget -- with a little willpower! The easiest patterns to date are those from McCall's and Simplicity. The same thing applies for and again in the 60s and 70's. How much is it worth? They say - are estimates I've found a pattern with the number that is distinctly 's. The basic style and design elements were the same. I am looking forward to the last part of your exciting post about dating patterns for the Vogue company.

Here is a Little History about Vogue Patterns...

Rita uses the same decade organization for individual pages covering the major pattern makers, with more photos and a bit of company history thrown in, too. Nearly all McCall's patterns are dated somewhere on the envelope, and the majority of Simplicity patterns from the s are too for s and s patterns, check the instruction sheet; from on, check the envelope. I hope you have learned something from this guide.

So if you are trying to date something near the year of size change, the size can be a great clue. You can also imagine how famous actresses of a certain time period might have dressed, for example, Doris Day, in the early 's.

Fitting & Full Bust Adjustment, Vintage Vogue V8789

However, I have more than once found an intereseting pattern from such a decade which has a high bid on it. On the other hand, there is no Blue Book of vintage sewing pattern values. I am in college and finals are coming up soon so the section on Vogue will have to wait until the summer. However, I was very glad when I found your excellent post - I was so impressed that I if you permit re-wrote it in German I didn't simply translate while the kids have their afternoon-nap, and I posted it on my blog.

    1. AdrenalinSuper - 08.06.2018 in 14:58

      Just like the pages you are used to seeing here but downloadable on your computer. You'll also find contradictory information.

      Bart_Simpson - 15.06.2018 in 00:30

      You can figure out the approximate date of your undated pattern by comparing it to patterns whose date is known.

      Serega_Devin - 17.06.2018 in 12:32

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      Xentai_Sas - 27.06.2018 in 10:19

      Good luck dating patterns. So there is definitely room for error in my calculations.

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