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Last year I wrote about my suspicions that many mail order patterns — sold under different names — were really all produced by one company.

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Click here for Vintage Mail Order Patterns: Marian Martin wardrobe pattern This is a half-size pattern. A Marian Martin pattern from the s. The name, Marian Martin, appeared on the translucent waxed envelope instead of on the printed instruction sheet.

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Courtesy of RememberedSummers at Ebay. They were all generated by one company with several mailing addresses in New York city.

Dating marian martin patterns

Anne Adams pinafore dress pattern I wore it open, over jeans. Anne Adams patterns had a long run, beginning in the s.

The style dates the one above to the late 60s or early 70s. The s Anne Adams pattern below might have suited Rosie the Riveter:. A vintage 40s Anne Adams overall pattern.

Dating marian martin patterns was eventually bought by Simplicity, and sold again in This Reader Mail pattern was postmarked She then traces the company through other changes; in the owners were PatternCentral, which bought it for the quilt and needlework patterns. The Kestrel Makes blog has contacted a former Reader Mail editor and you can read her interviews and more about Reader Mail at kestrelmakes.

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Butterick ad, The DelineatorJuly Alice Brooks pattern with mailing envelope dated Marian Martin pattern mailed in Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Follow witness2fashion on WordPress.

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To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: s Marian Martin Mail Order Sheath Dress vintage pattern, size 10 Marian Martin Pattern Misses' Long Sleeve Dress Size 12 Bust 34 Vintage. For those of you unfamiliar with Marian Martin patterns, they were with their glassine envelopes and have wondered about dating them.

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