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Estevez Sewing Pattern - 1950s Wiggle Dress Sheath Dress, Mail Order Pattern A793
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1970s Pattern - Furstenber Style Wrap Dress by Designer Frances Henaghan, Mail Order M416, UNCUT
PDCos on Sep 11, 20225 out of 5 stars
Pattern came fast and is in great condition!
andrealmhawkins on Sep 9, 20225 out of 5 stars
Love this pattern. Thank you so much for sending it.
andrealmhawkins on Sep 9, 20225 out of 5 stars
This is a great pattern. Thank you so much for sending it.
Fey Ann on Aug 30, 20225 out of 5 stars
The pattern was just what the description said,. Quick shipping.
Pepper on Jun 26, 20225 out of 5 stars
Item was exactly what I wanted- thank you!
Gretta on Jun 24, 20225 out of 5 stars
Super fast shipping! Item is perfect.
Carol on Jun 13, 20225 out of 5 stars
Exactly what I was looking for.
Zandra on Jun 13, 20225 out of 5 stars
It arrived quickly and is in perfect shape. Just as stated. Love shopping at this shop!
Sophie on Jun 5, 20225 out of 5 stars
Fast shipping, and the pattern came perfectly packaged! Great quality!
Vintage & Modern Sewing and Craft Patterns
The Old Leaf was born from our original Etsy boutique, The 2kVintageShop, when we branched out into vintage sewing patterns. TheOldLeaf name refers not only to "branching out," but also to old leaves of paper, as in Vintage Paper Sewing Patterns.
If you love sewing, please click on the ❤️Favorite shop button. In addition to the patterns you see now in the shop, we have approximately 5,700 more patterns, from very vintage to modern day, that we will be offering right here!
I began my love affair with vintage in the late 1990s and have been offering vintage collectibles online ever since. In addition to The Old Leaf, I also operate the 2kVintageShop which is temporarily closed.
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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
- Items on sale
I accept returns I do not accept returns
I accept exchanges I do not accept exchanges
I accept cancellations I do not accept cancellations
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Frequently asked questions
What is Foxing and Tanning?
According to Wikipedia, foxing is an age-related process that causes spots and browning on old paper. It does not affect the actual integrity of the paper. Tanning is a similar process where paper has gotten yellowish-to-brownish with age.
Is there a way to resize a sewing pattern?
Yes. Pattern Grading is commonly used by home sewists and seamstresses to get a good fit. Here is a helpful article from Threads Magazine:
What is an Unprinted Pattern?
Back in the early days of commercial sewing patterns, the technology of adding ink onto tissue paper had not yet been developed. Those early patterns without ink are commonly called Unprinted Sewing Patterns.
Unprinted patterns were always sold one size per package. A factory folded unprinted pattern will have all the pieces individually cut out and folded neatly together. Unprinted pattern pieces often have tiny dots punched out in the shape of letters (A, B, C, etc) or numbers (1, 2, 3, etc) so the home sewer can easily identify the unmarked pieces.
What size pattern should I buy?
Pattern size numbers have changed many times over the last 100 years. It is recommended, when possible, to choose a pattern whose measurements (bust, waist, hip) are as close to your own as possible.
About Sewing Skill Ratings
VERY EASY: easiest, quickest patterns to sew. Great for beginners. Perfect for easy-to-sew fabrics.
EASY: more sewing details than Very Easy patterns. Great for those with limited sewing knowledge and some fitting knowledge.
AVERAGE: require experienced sewing skills and take more time to complete. Expect more fitting & inner construction. Find more variety in fabrics from stretchy knits to synthetic leathers & suedes.
ADVANCED: for those who like the sewing challenge of professional tailoring and fine couture techniques. Expect intricate fashion shaping, hidden construction details, couture inner construction, fine touches of hand sewing and bias draping.
Our Returns Policy
Sewing Patterns in Factory Folds may be returned.
Contact us within 5 days from delivery and mail the unused pattern back to us within 7 days from delivery. If the pattern is returned to us in "as advertised", factory folded condition, we will issue a refund for the cost of the item. Shipping costs are not refundable.
These items are not returnable: quilting patterns, kits, books, booklets, craft leaflets, cut patterns, unprinted patterns, patterns that have been used and are no longer in factory folds, and patterns sold AS IS.