From the Bookcase: Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs – Mid 1930s by Tammy Ward

  Take a step back into the mid-1930s for a fascinating insight into the changing trends from almost a century ago with¬†Fashionable Clothing from the Sears Catalogs – Mid 1930s by Tammy Ward. Flick through more than 300 photographs from original Sears catalogs for authentic inspiration from fashions for men, women and children of the […]

From the Bookcase: Blueprints of Fashion – Home Sewing Patterns of the 1950s by Wade Laboissonniere

  Following on from the book of 1940s sewing patterns, Wade Laboissonniere’s journey into the changing face of fashion and design continues with Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of the 1950s. Laboisonniere’s follow-up book proves to be as informative and fascinating as the first, providing yet another comprehensive guide to the fashions and designs […]

From the Bookcase: Blueprints of Fashion – Home Sewing Patterns of the 1940s by Wade Laboissonniere

  Blueprints of Fashion: Home Sewing Patterns of the 1940s is a must-have for fashion and vintage-lovers everywhere. Taking us back to the fashions of the 40s, Wade Laboissonniere’s research on the development and rise of home sewing and the designs created gives us not only a visual insight into the fashions of days gone […]