Change in dating patterns
In addition, mail order sewing patterns tended to be available in a wider range of sizes.I’ve seen a reasonable amount of mail order patterns in a 48″ bust, which is as common as unicorns in vintage patterns from the Big Three regular pattern companies (Mc Calls, Simplicity, Butterick).If you’re striking out finding larger vintage patterns, consider giving mail order patterns a try.Mail order patterns are seldom (I’m not quite brave enough to say “never”) dated, and they had a much longer life than the patterns we are used to seeing in the sewing stores.We also use this information to show you ads for similar films you may like in the future.
The bulk of ephemera and enclosures I’ve found stuffed in pattern envelopes have been from mail order patterns.
Let’s look at some clues that can help narrow down a possible date range for vintage mail order patterns…
While this isn’t specific to mail order patterns, or even to patterns in general, it’s worth mentioning here.
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Oath will also provide relevant ads to you on our partners' products.While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.