eBook

What Makes My Day…

by

jordan elisheva

There are some days that opening my in-box leaves me with an especially huge smile on my face. I always love to hear from my customers, but I have a special place in my heart for the youngsters–the ones who discovered their love of sewing early on while using my patterns or while reading through helpful posts on the Message Forum, encouraged by fellow sewists all the way. Read more…

1916 Catalog eBook

by

PDCoverPage

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!

Read more… or add to cart:

To get the two halves of this eBook, you’ll need to add both sections to your cart (you will be charged $3.95 for the first and $3.00 for the second–$6.95 total). The second half is below.


 Read more…

The Sewing Book by Butterick (1913)

by

1913 Sewing Book Sample

Beneath the unassuming cover awaits a treasure trove of sewing knowledge! This wonderful 1913 sewing 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.

Read more… or add to cart:

 Read more…

Winter 1915-1916 Weinstock, Lubin Co. eCatalog

by

Weinstock Sample

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.

Read more… or add to cart:

 Read more…