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1960s Vintage Fashion

1960s – The decade that broke the fashion rules!

The Vintage Patterns Shop love the history of fashion and as we look at the 1960s vintage sewing patterns, we will see an era that really pushed and influenced new fashions and new ideas.  Popular culture, such as music, film and television where there for all to see like never before. The previous decade had seen the television become a standard everyday item in people’s homes, and as a result, 1960s sewing Patterns 1960 fabric patterns was influenced by [...]


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Collage of Mary Quant & her work Fashion Designers A-Z                     Left: Fashion designer Paco Rabanne on the film set of Casino Royale at Elstree. Working on the clothes for the film, 6th July 1966.   Center left: Grace Coddington in Mary Quant’s minidress and shorts set with the designer in 1966. Center right: Hot Pants by Mary Quant in 1971, she was a mod fashion designer and was also known for the [...]


PART 1 Pattern Companies

PART 1 PATTERN COMPANIES   Current and Former Pattern Companies The four large pattern companies still manufacturing patterns for the worldwide consumers today, Butterick, McCall’s, Simplicity and Vogue, have been around for all or most of the 20th century. Butterick and Vogue have both begun re-issuing vintage patterns, confirming the popularity of the vintage sewing trend. The list of pattern companies below is by no means complete, but is presented as a starting point for the beginner collector. Advance This company was quite successful [...]