If you want to know when your pattern was made, there are several ways to find out.The easiest is when the maker has put the date on the envelope or on the instruction sheet.
If you're into vintage clothing, you'll love the Vintage Vogue patterns, with styles that echo the exquisite wardrobes of movie stars from the 1930s and 1940s, including fabulous hats.
If you're new to sewing, try the Very Easy Vogue patterns, designed so that even novices can sew something If you enjoy a challenge and want to make truly amazing clothes and have expert sewing skills try one of the Marfy Vogue patterns.
These are Italian designs exclusive to Vogue that come in a single size pattern, with no instructions, cutting layouts or seam allowances included.
The Edwardian period was a turning point in fashion history; the Victorian ideal of strict, structured dress met the beginnings of a softer, more lighthearted view of fashion.
Young people were anxious to shed not only the physical constraints of the “old” style, but also the social mores that up to that time had been intrinsically linked to clothing in general.
It was a time of breaking through limitations, both physical and philosophical.The fashions that resulted from these social growing pains became more flamboyant, with designers trying radically new and different silhouettes, colours, and textures.They broke rules left and right, pushing the envelope of what was considered ‘acceptable’.Here are several beautiful Vogue pattern sketches and George Barbier drawings, illustrating the contrasting styles of the decade.Vogue brings couture from the New York runways to your sewing machine.Vogue patterns are truly in a class by themselves, allowing you to create fashions that look like you blew your entire paycheck.