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Introduction + 1930s sewing comic

October 19, 2011

Hi everyone, I’m Sarah, from Toronto, Canada, and I love to collect and research fashion ephemera (sewing patterns, advertising, catalogues). I’m especially interested in designer patterns as a resource for fashion history. When I have time I also sew; my (not-quite-vintage) wedding dress was recently pictured in Vogue Patterns magazine (see my scan here). Right now I’m working with a bunch of 1920s patterns for Halloween.

This summer I started a blog to share my research and sewing adventures. My most recent post features a 1930s comic strip advertising J.C. Penney’s fabric dept., called Sally Makes a Conquest.

JC Penney 1939 McCall comic strip advertising

You can find the full comic at the PatternVault blog.

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  1. Two gorgeous dresses…I’m so impressed!! Love the comic too. I ‘ll lick forward to more posts. Congratulations on your wedding!

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