This is a digital ebook copy of a very rare 66 page Buyer's Yardgoods Review published by McCall Quarterly from October, 1925. The book is composed of high quality scans of gorgeous photographs.
-Photographs of evening gowns and dresses by Paris couture designers as exhibited at the Paris exposition.
-An article about the new use of "mannequins" for displaying designer dresses and window displays.
- A series of photographs of McCall's dress patterns sewn up and modeled by real women, courtesy of Macy’s.
-A series of illustrations of McCall's dress patterns illustrated in the season's most popular print fabrics.
- Several fabric advertisements
-Advertisement and display articles showing shop-keepers how to best display and sell fabric and notions.
-An article on identifying fabric types by examining fibers,
and much more!
The large-format pages are all sepia-colored.Couture designers include Jenny, Lanvin, Paquin, Callot Soeurs, Poiret and more.
These pattern booklets are a great way to learn about fashion from a certain era, gain inspiration for your latest vintage style sewing project, research a particular pattern, or just enjoy the pages of artistic eye candy with your morning coffee!
The booklet pages have been digitally cleaned up for better viewing but please keep in mind that the booklet was quite old and may still have some very small faults.
The book is also available on CD on request.
This PDF is scaled down in order to make it a manageable size for Etsy's upload restrictions. To print the images to standard 8 1/2" x 11" paper, simply print them at 200% scale.
Digital Reproduction - Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage, 2016. All Rights Reserved.