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Nice to see the scale of these prints. Also the mention of pinwale and narrow wale corduroy is a possibility for maybe Jazzbo or Foley trousers?

Also the mention of pinwale and narrow wale corduroy is a possibility for maybe Jazzbo or Foley trousers?

vintage fabric patterns 1940s

vintage fabric patterns (this is probably a page from a Wards or a Sears catalog from the That is the way the fabric was presented. And most big departments stores- (Fields, Carson's etc had a fabric dept.

1940s voile cotton fabrics

1940s Fabrics and Colors in Fashion

1948 sheer cottons for summer dresses- Dimities, batiste, voiles and lawns. Small flowers on white background were in fashion

colorful cotton prints, Simpson's Fall and Winter catalog 1945-46

colorful cotton prints, Simpson's Fall and Winter catalog one of these would be perfect to patch my blue quilt.

1947 tweeds and floral prints

1940s Fabrics and Colors in Fashion

40s fashion via sew retro color illustration day dress red yellow white blue rainbow hood hat shoes purse green skirt shirt blouse jacket hair

fashion via sew retro color illustration day dress red yellow white blue rainbow hood hat shoes purse green skirt shirt blouse jacket hair

Pueblo Prints

Sample page from the sample book of swatches. Fabric company is Butterfield. The book is accordion-fold with 25 pages of fabric samples.

@Charlotte Carnevale Dymock, this instantly made me think of you. #vintage #1940s #fabrics

The color isn't sharp like print technique today but it brings me gentle and natural sense

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McCall Pattern 4859 Misses' WWII Tailored Street Dress Pattern with Thin Stylish Bretelles Dated 1942 Complete Nice Condition 16 of 16 Pieces Counted. Size 16 Bust) We Sell

spring fabrics, Sears catalogue 1934

I was going to snap a few pictures with the cellphone this morning just so I would have something to sh.

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