Thursday, August 20

Free commercial patterns

For ONE WEEK ONLY the Commercial Pattern Archive at the University of Rhode Island is offering free online access! Login with the username "guest" and the password "pattern".

http://www.uri.edu/library/special_collections/COPA/index.php

COPA has about 48,000 vintage patterns (including the small scale pattern piece images!) dating from 1868 - 2000 for you to enjoy.

1 comment:

Ali Joy said...

Wow! Thanks for sharing! I've already spent a lot of time going through fashions from 1920-1960. I love studying how the styles changed even from year to year.

I wish I was an accomplished enough sewer to manage to make a pattern out of the pictures!