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Patterns from the past, recreated for instant download
patterns listed on this page are in the public domain.
Some of the cloth doll patterns, aprons and traditional
quilt patterns have been handed down in my family through each generation, others come from books, magazines and other publications from the
early 1900's and before.
When you purchase a public domain pattern you have permission
to make as many items as you choose from the pattern. You may print
out the pattern for your personal use. You may
sell items that you make with these patterns without
restriction. You may not resell my interpretation of the pattern
or make copies to give away. However, if you
find the original source of the patterns you may reproduce
the pattern in any form you choose.
See my article on Public Domain here.
Boys Russian Suit
suit from the early 1900's makes up into a darling
outfit for a toddler boy or a boy doll. I particularly like the technique on the sleeves, and the
detailing of the top stitching on the coat.
the instructions are limited this pattern requires
advanced sewing skills. An
experienced sewer will be able to create
this outfit. Beginners may find this
pattern and partial instructions are taken from my
collection of vintage and antique publications. I make no
warranty as to the accuracy of the fit of pattern pieces
or the sewing instructions. The
layout diagram is given as a general indication of the
pattern pieces. The
pieces will need to be enlarged and sized appropriately
for your individual project
Purchase this pattern now for $3.95
Veil or Shawl
is a simple crochet pattern, easy for beginners and fun
for more experienced needle artists. The pattern
and instructions are taken from my collection of vintage
and antique publications.
I have reproduced the pattern information exactly as
make no warranty as to the accuracy or fit of the
pattern or the pattern instructions.
this pattern for $2.95
soon, vintage patterns for:
- Paper Dolls
- Decorative Sewing
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