This gorgeous 1916-1917 Perry Dame ladies' clothing catalog includes many color plates and beautifully detailed drawings of what “New York Styles” were available in this time period. There are pages of dresses, skirts, waists, coats, shoes, hats, underthings, girls' clothing, and more. Even the original order form with measuring instructions is included!
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Beneath the unassuming cover awaits a treasure trove of sewing knowledge! This wonderful book was created to instruct girls in basic to advanced sewing, beginning with simple hand stitches, then advancing through projects that increase in difficulty–from simple hems and repairs to aprons, a nightgown, underthings, a middy dress, and more.
Hailing itself as “the oldest mail order house on the coast,” Weinstock, Lubin Co. of Sacramento, CA, offered a mind-boggling array of clothing and accessories for women and children in the early 20th century. Included in this eBook are 125 pages of beautifully illustrated garments–from chemises and corsets to dresses to outerwear, stockings, shoes, and hats.
This catalog features some of the most exquisite artwork I’ve seen from this time period–each page is a delight. While men’s clothing is the primary focus, there are women on every page, so you also get to see women’s clothing and accessories for spring and summer of 1916.
This is a March, 1920, newspaper tabloid insert filled with the latest fashions for ladies and girls (for patterns that would become available in April 1920). This is right before the dawn of the “flapper” era with its shorter skirts and bobbed hairstyles.
This is a wonderful resource for tackling a multitude of fitting problems and includes many photo illustrations as well as detailed instructions for a perfect fit.
This 100-page catalog eBook is chock-full of goodies from 1938, including ladies’ dresses, outerwear, undergarments, men’s and children’s clothing, gloves, hats, shoes, children’s toys, numerous items for the home, and much more!
This fantastic 1938 eBook contains hundreds of illustrated steps to help you become a proficient seamstress. Included are directions for altering patterns, making changes to the fit of a garment, matching plaids and prints, pleating, and much, much more.
This is a marvelous 116-page catalog from a 1943 mail-order company. Over half the pages are in full color and include clothing for men, women, and children, shoes, hats, and a few household items as well.