Sewing Patterns

Some articles on sewing patterns, patterns, sewing:

Mc Call's - Sewing Patterns and The Queen of Fashion
... began designing and printing his own line of sewing patterns ... As a means of advertising his patterns, McCall founded a four-page fashion journal entitled The Queen Illustrating McCall's Bazaar Glove-Fitting ... Though still mainly a vehicle to sell McCall's sewing patterns, The Queen began to publish homemaking and handiwork information, and by 1890 had expanded to 12 pages ...
Ebenezer Butterick
... wife Ellen Augusta Pollard Butterick, of tissue paper dress patterns offered in multiple standard sizes, also known as graded sewing patterns, which the couple ... The product revolutionized home sewing ... The premise of graded sewing patterns reportedly came from Mrs ...

Famous quotes containing the words patterns and/or sewing:

    Persons grouped around a fire or candle for warmth or light are less able to pursue independent thoughts, or even tasks, than people supplied with electric light. In the same way, the social and educational patterns latent in automation are those of self- employment and artistic autonomy.
    Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

    The sewing machine joins what the scissors have cut asunder, plus whatever else comes in its path.
    Mason Cooley (b. 1927)