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Godey’s Lady’s Book

Colleen R. Callahan

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

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Patterns and Pattern Making

Joy Spanabel Emery

Source: The Berg Companion to Fashion 2010

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In the United States, Godey’s sold full-scale patterns by Mme Demorest through mail order in 1854. Frank Leslie’s Gazette of Fashions included full-scale, foldout Demorest patterns in the monthly periodical as well as offering patterns by mail. The patterns were one size only. Because they were offered through retail or mail order, Demorest patterns were the first commercial patterns in the United States (Emery, p. 1999). They offered a wide range of ladies, children’s, and men’s tissue-paper pat

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