Dating butterick sewing patterns
The first thing to know about collecting vintage sewing patterns is that the temptation to add "just one more" pattern to your collection is irresistible. FEB 2014: Many of articles referenced here have been removed by their owners.
A hundred patterns here, a hundred patterns there -- after a while it adds up to quite a bit of space.... This article needs an overhaul, and we'll get to it soon.
Here's a roundup of some of the sources we've found the most useful and reliable.You'll find an extensive selection of great patterns for or less; most exceptional patterns for under 0, and virtually any sewing pattern ever made for less than 0.So adding to your collection is manageable without blowing your budget -- with a little willpower!Some sites will be a better fit to your collecting taste, and some are updated more frequently than others.If you're looking for a specific pattern without any luck, pay a visit to the Vintage Sewing Patterns Wiki.