the little stories of Femme et Mode (click on an image to open the page).


Bikini
Baskets
Espadrilles
Blue jeans

 

We offer more than a thousand free fashion pages from women's magazines from 1902 to 1970, in the form of virtual magazines, composed by year.
Patterns (many were inserted in the pages of "Femmes d'Aujourd'hui" of the 50s), in PDF format, for them to be accessible to modern seamstresses.
Step-by-step tutorials: sewing sheets and models designed by Maguite, directly inspired by retro fashion.
And hats, knitwear, doll clothes.
All this for all the lovers of vintage fashion who want to create and sew today ..
Just click on an image to open the corresponding page.

 

IT WAS YESTERDAY
THE PATTERNS OF FEMMES D’O THE GREAT COUTURIERS
HierDo you like vintage fashion? We, we love it!
Here are pages of women's magazines from 1902 to 1970. We have recomposed virtual publications that are flipped through like paper versions.
PatronsThese are patterns that were published in the Belgian magazine "Femmes d'Aujourd'hui".
We have recreated them in PDF format (easily printable) with their explanations.
CreateursSlideshows that present, in twenty photos, the work of genius designers who have often associated with specialized workshops such as plumassiers, embroiderers, footwear, to perfect their works.
THE SEWING TAMED INSPIRATIONS HATS
FichesEight notebooks to discover and learn sewing, or to review a detail, for the most experienced; diagrams, drawings and many photos that answer the questions of seamstresses. InspirationsMy creations find their sources most often in old magazines women. I deliver them with their explanations step by step.

Chapeaux
In love with bibis and other capelines, be happy! Here is a collection of hats (patterns and explanations) from the years 1900 to 1970 which will inspire you, it is certain.

RETRO KNITWEAR DOLLS MUSEUMS

"Tricots

Knitters, here are models from the years 1920 to 1970, and their explanations. That vintage!

Poupees

In the early 1950s, Modes et Travaux, a women's magazine, published in her pages the girl's diary, "Le journal des petits filles", with models of clothes for their dolls.

Musees

The non-exhaustive list of fashion and textile museums in France. A description and full contact details of the museums, and access to their website.