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Oct. 17 - Oct. 21 The Week in Patterning - 44, The Perforations mean...

Alexandra Reynolds EvaDress Patterns pattern perforations The Week in Patterning Storyboard Vintage Patterns

Oct. 17 - Oct. 21 The Week in Patterning - 44, The Perforations mean...

I respond to 'Unsuccessful search terms' I observe in my web site admin page by filling in what I can throughout the site.   This week, 'perforation meaning' was one such term, so this is a post to address just what those little punched markings in your vintage pattern can mean. The first individually packaged sewing patterns marketed for the home sewer came in the form of un-printed, pre-cut tissue pieces.  Each piece was factory punched with perforations indicating the pattern piece letter or number (a few pattern makers, such as Vogue punched the entire name of the piece into...

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