Catalog Sunday

This Sunday as I wade through this...

This is my Sewing Area. I just have to neaten it up a bit :)
...I finally set up my scanner and am bringing to you lovely scans from Singer in a sampling of all the major pattern companies from winter 1939.


4 comments:

  1. The first two dresses are absolutely timeless! Without the retro hairdos [and dates] it would be hard to say whether they were new this year or not. I love these.

    ReplyDelete
  2. Lovely, thank you - wouldn't a tuck away sewing room be heavenly - I just have the kitchen table!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Those are great. What a treat to see photographs (and in colour even) of ladies wearing these designs instead of the usual illustrations. Lovely as those are, these pictures really bring the look to life.

    Also, best of luck with the rest of the un-packing.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Oh, the tuck a way sewing corner! There is no tucking mine away.

    And hey, what great light in yr place! Congrats again!

    ReplyDelete

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Labels

1940 (607) 1930 (390) dress (367) catalog Sunday (343) progress (209) repro (150) cotton (142) suit (139) coat (122) pattern (111) hat (98) 1950 (96) blouse (96) shoes (87) 1920 (86) etsy (80) personal (78) illustration (72) jacket (68) WWII (67) fabric (65) gown (65) vintageville (65) simplicity (64) day project (63) Lane Bryant (62) Wards (62) linen (62) McCall (61) Chicago Mail Order (58) nvl (58) butterick (56) homemaking (56) skirt (56) pants (55) event (54) music (54) rayon (53) foundation garments (52) dubarry (50) flower (46) separates (46) house coat (45) Sears (42) sweater (40) wool (40) playsuit (37) stockings (37) make and mend (36) hollywood (33) slip (33) 1960 (32) advertisement (31) showcase (31) buttons (30) holiday (30) accessories (27) apron (27) catalog (27) dust bowl (27) dance (26) day dress (26) denim (26) dyeing (26) pajamas (26) purse (26) robe (26) Man Month (25) furniture (25) National Bellas Hess. (24) drawing (24) NRA (23) Spiegel (23) navy (23) overalls (23) MnM11 (22) sew-along (22) underpants (20) giveaway (19) bra (18) gloves (18) men (18) hair (17) mnm12 (17) royalchrome (17) silk (17) CVTotI (16) PPP (16) cmo (16) stout (16) 1910 (15) In Memoriam (15) costume (15) craft (15) jacket in a week (15) velvet (15) Air Raid (14) bathing suit (14) children (14) jewelry (14) nightgown (14) patterns (14) swimsuit (14) MnM13 (13) beret (13) pictorial (13) quilt (13) repair (13) advance (12) alteration (12) collar (12) dress form (12) loungewear (12) mail order (12) rick rack (12) seersucker (12) MnM14 (11) cloche (11) cocktail dress (11) plaid (11) New York (10) border print (10) cicada (10) depression (10) piping (10) redingote (10) the gardenia dress (10) anne addams (9) cape (9) cocktail (9) girdle (9) lace (9) lingerie (9) red (9) wardrobe (9) excella (8) food (8) marian martin (8) panties (8) sleeve (8) sweaters (8) tweed (8) uniform (8) bolero (7) corduroy (7) embroidery (7) family (7) just because (7) movie (7) socks (7) tiki (7) toys (7) calico (6) color (6) crepe (6) expo (6) garter (6) knitting (6) restoration (6) scarf (6) shirtwaist (6) sick (6) sleepwear (6) zipper (6) 1970 (5) applique (5) architecture (5) bargain (5) blackface (5) body (5) book (5) brooch (5) cat (5) chambray (5) fashion (5) glass (5) hats (5) jacket in a week 2 (5) jimjams (5) little things (5) men's (5) museum (5) notions (5) novelty print (5) party (5) photos (5) pimp (5) pleats (5) sale (5) sewing (5) shopping (5) smock (5) underdress (5) vogue (5) bag (4) comments (4) elastic (4) jumper (4) monogram (4) monster making (4) pets (4) revolution (4) scallop (4) slippers (4) tappants (4) 1800s (3) 1900 (3) 1945 (3) 1980 (3) VPP (3) WWI (3) corset (3) cosmetics (3) cuff (3) darning (3) dicky (3) ebay (3) flapper (3) furnishings (3) handkerchief (3) lindy (3) maternity (3) mock-up (3) necktie (3) shirring (3) shirt (3) styling (3) summer (3) teaching (3) upholstery (3) vintage (3) viva (3) PDF (2) SAT (2) UK (2) beauty (2) beer (2) bloomers (2) blue (2) books (2) commission (2) cookies (2) deco (2) detail (2) diner (2) doll (2) hiking (2) kickstarter (2) learning (2) lucite (2) natural (2) nylon (2) outsize (2) pin-tucking (2) pique (2) playclothes friday (2) raglan (2) retro (2) satin (2) sequin (2) singer (2) snoods (2) sporty (2) stripes (2) sundries (2) superior (2) thrift (2) turban (2) two-tone (2) vest (2) watches (2) wearing history (2) wedding (2) winter (2) workwear (2) yellow (2) yoke (2) 1930s (1) 1990 (1) ADSLA (1) Brian (1) Casts of Color (1) Hart Schaffner n Marx (1) Lady Day (1) Rowman's (1) San Francisco (1) Steampunk (1) adventure (1) apple (1) atomic (1) baby (1) bakelite (1) bar (1) baseball (1) batman (1) beach pajamas (1) bead (1) belt (1) berthas (1) bike (1) birthday (1) black people (1) bracelets (1) burda (1) candy (1) clock (1) closet (1) comic (1) cosplay (1) couch (1) design (1) drinking (1) evening gown (1) fagoting (1) fat people (1) feedsack (1) felt (1) flocking (1) flooring (1) fonts (1) gadgets (1) grading (1) guest comments (1) gusset (1) halloween (1) history (1) hood (1) hygiene (1) instructions (1) interview (1) landmark (1) lawn (1) makeup (1) mensturation (1) mid-century modern (1) misses (1) needle (1) notches (1) pearls (1) pictures (1) plants (1) plus size (1) pocket (1) portraits (1) refashion (1) ric rac (1) rings (1) ruffles (1) rugs (1) sci-fi (1) serger (1) shades (1) sharkskin (1) shorts (1) ski suit (1) skit (1) slacks (1) standard (1) textles (1) thread (1) tour (1) travel (1) tv (1) twill (1) type (1) umbrella (1) veil (1) video (1) vintage outing (1) woman (1) women (1) writing (1)