1946 Fall Eclair Coupe Paris Pattern Book Reprint! Classic Joan Crawford Suits!

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  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 28, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
Pattern System
1946 Autumn Issue 30 French Language Translated into English
Now Available on Disc in PDF format on a disc.
REPRINT Measures 8 1/2" by 11" are comb bound with clear plastic covers. A Copy of the Measuring Tapes is needed to enlarge the patterns.
Because of the rising cost of printing the tapes (They're on a sheet of paper measuring 36" by 48") and that buyers sometimes only need one set of tapes but would like to buy several books I am lowering the price of the books and offering the tapes in a separate listing.
20 pages in color & black & White plus 14 pages of patterns.
All patterns are present.
Some models require basic straight skirt patterns & basic sleeve
patterns that are easily adaptable from other books.
Styles include dress, coats, suits, and children's clothing.
This system is similar to Lutterlohs Golden Schnitt in that they both utilized miniature patterns that were enlarged to the sewer's measurements. This system used measuring tapes to enlarge the miniature patterns. I've included a copy of the directions in english. The rest of the book is in French. Essentially you measured your chest and hips in centimeters then cut out the measuring tape that came the closest. Using that tape you enlarged the pattern according to
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