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

Blue jeans
Espadrilles
Baskets
Bikini


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.

 

YESTERDAY FASHION
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.
RETRO KNITWEAR DOLLS HATS

"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.

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.

MUSEUMS  THE LITTLE STORIES INTERIOR DECORATION

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.

Introduction

Little stories about fashion and sewing, and the accessories that go with the outfits. This series is not exhaustive and is enriched every day.

Couverture

The decoration of the house through the women's magazines from 1902 to 1970.