The most popular 1940s clothing styles were available in patterns for the home seamstress. Companies like Advance, Butterick, McCall and others marketed their patterns to housewives with beautifully illustrated envelopes featuring everything from couture to everyday workclothes, ensembles, sportswear, lingerie, and more. Collectible in themselves, these illustrations also document an era of fashion design.The most popular 1940s clothing styles were available in patterns for the home seamstress.
|Title||:||Blueprints of Fashion|
|Publisher||:||Schiffer Pub Limited - 1999-01|