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Designing Britain 1945 - 1975 > Fabrics Forming Society > 1950s/1960s > Sewing
 
1950s-1960s: RECONSTRUCTION/MATERIALISM - SEWING PATTERNS

 
AIAB Misses’ Wedding Dress or Bridesmaids’ Dress in two lengths,’ No7084
Simplicity Pattern 1967
(domesticity, fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)
FFS00553 AIAB Misses’ Wedding Dress or Bridesmaids’ Dress in two lengths,’ No7084
Simplicity Pattern 1967
(domesticity, fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Set of Bridal Headpieces with Veils in Two Lengths, No 6846
Simplicity Pattern 1966
(domesticity, fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)
FFS00718 AIAB Set of Bridal Headpieces with Veils in Two Lengths, No 6846
Simplicity Pattern 1966
(domesticity, fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Girls' Dress in Two Lengths and Scarf, No 7156
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(fashion, feminity, home dressmaking, youth) FFS00550 AIAB Girls' Dress in Two Lengths and Scarf, No 7156
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(fashion, feminity, home dressmaking, youth)

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AIAB Maternity One-Piece Dress, Top and Skirt, No 4827
Simplicity Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, fashion, home dressmaking)
FFS00549 AIAB Maternity One-Piece Dress, Top and Skirt, No 4827
Simplicity Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, fashion, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Maternity Dress and Blouse, No 4252
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, fashion, home dressmaking)
FFS00708 AIAB Maternity Dress and Blouse, No 4252
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, fashion, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Beach Dress and shorts/blouse, Special Pattern No 81	
The Daily Telegraph, 1960s
(continental fashion, foreign travel, magazines)
FFS00561 AIAB Beach Dress and shorts/blouse, Special Pattern No 81
The Daily Telegraph, 1960s
(continental fashion, foreign travel, magazines)

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AIAB Dress with collar and bow, Special Pattern No B 288
Woman’s Weekly, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, magazines, home dressmaking)
FFS00727 AIAB Dress with collar and bow, Special Pattern No B 288
Woman’s Weekly, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, magazines, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Dresses, four styles - Special Pattern No L117
Woman’s Realm, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, magazines)
FFS00557 AIAB Dresses, four styles - Special Pattern No L117
Woman’s Realm, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, magazines)

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AIAB Beach Set, shorts and top, Special Pattern No L156
Woman’s Realm, 1960s
(continental fashion, foreign travel, magazines)
FFS00724 AIAB Beach Set, shorts and top, Special Pattern No L156
Woman’s Realm, 1960s
(continental fashion, foreign travel, magazines)

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AIAB Misses’ One-Piece Dress with three necklines - simple for panel prints, No 5309
Simplicity Pattern, 1964
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, youth)
FFS00555 AIAB Misses’ One-Piece Dress with three necklines - simple for panel prints, No 5309
Simplicity Pattern, 1964
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, youth)

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AIAB Misses’ One-Piece Dress, transfer included, No 5362
Simplicity Pattern, 1964
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, youth)
FFS00709 AIAB Misses’ One-Piece Dress, transfer included, No 5362
Simplicity Pattern, 1964
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking, youth)

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AIAB Petites’ and Missess’ Dress in Two Lengths, No 8498
Simplicity Pattern, 1969
(fashion, femininity, youth, home dressmaking)
FFS00559 AIAB Petites’ and Missess’ Dress in Two Lengths, No 8498
Simplicity Pattern, 1969
(fashion, femininity, youth, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Maternity One-Piece Dress, Top and Pants, No 7632
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, home dressmaking, fashion, femininity) FFS00726 AIAB Maternity One-Piece Dress, Top and Pants, No 7632
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(domesticity, home dressmaking, fashion, femininity)

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AIAB One-Piece Dress, No 6455
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, youth, home dressmaking)
FFS00562 AIAB One-Piece Dress, No 6455
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, youth, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Dress in Two Lengths, No 4190
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)
FFS00732 AIAB Dress in Two Lengths, No 4190
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)

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AIAB One Piece Dress, No 5831
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)
FFS00554 AIAB One Piece Dress, No 5831
Vogue Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Misses’ Slip-Dress and Dress, No 7148
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(home dressmaking, fashion, femininity)
FFS00719 AIAB Misses’ Slip-Dress and Dress, No 7148
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(home dressmaking, fashion, femininity)

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AIAB Misses’ Dress and Jacket, No 7390
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)
FFS00552 AIAB Misses’ Dress and Jacket, No 7390
Simplicity Pattern, 1967
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Misses’ and Women’s One-Piece Dress and Coat, No 4741
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)
FFS00717 AIAB Misses’ and Women’s One-Piece Dress and Coat, No 4741
Butterick Pattern, 1960s
(fashion, femininity, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Dress - 7 pieces, No 5324
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion, youth)
FFS00558 AIAB Dress - 7 pieces, No 5324
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion, youth)

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AIAB Skirt - 6 pieces, No 1323
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)
FFS00725 AIAB Skirt - 6 pieces, No 1323
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)

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AIAB Dress and Bolero - 14 pieces, No 5393
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)
FFS00564 AIAB Dress and Bolero - 14 pieces, No 5393
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)

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AIAB Dress - 9 pieces, No 5380
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)
FFS00722 AIAB Dress - 9 pieces, No 5380
Maudella, Bradford 1960s
(home dressmaking, fashion)

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AIAB Bill Blass, Vogue Americana One-Piece Dress pattern, No 1831
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(designers, fashion, glamour, home dressmaking)
FFS00563 AIAB Bill Blass, Vogue Americana One-Piece Dress pattern, No 1831
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(designers, fashion, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Fabiani of Italy, Vogue Couturier One-Piece Dress pattern, No 2065
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)
FFS00721 AIAB Fabiani of Italy, Vogue Couturier One-Piece Dress pattern, No 2065
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Jo Mattli of London, Vogue Couturier Design Suit pattern, No 1714
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(designers, fashion, glamour, home dressmaking)
FFS00555 AIAB Jo Mattli of London, Vogue Couturier Design Suit pattern, No 1714
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(designers, fashion, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Molyneux, Vogue Paris Original One-Piece Dress pattern, No 1629
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)
FFS00720 AIAB Molyneux, Vogue Paris Original One-Piece Dress pattern, No 1629
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue Paris Original Two-Piece Dress, No 2174
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking) FFS00556 AIAB Yves Saint Laurent, Vogue Paris Original Two-Piece Dress, No 2174
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Pierre Balmain, Vogue Paris Original Two-Piece Suit and Blouse,
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)
FFS00723 AIAB Pierre Balmain, Vogue Paris Original Two-Piece Suit and Blouse,
Vogue Couturier Patterns, 1960s
(continental fashion, designers, glamour, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Designer Fashion - Dress, No 7239
Simplicity Patterns, 1967
(fashion, designers, home dressmaking) FFS00551 AIAB Designer Fashion - Dress, No 7239
Simplicity Patterns, 1967
(fashion, designers, home dressmaking)

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AIAB Designer Fashion - Dress, No 7803
Simplicity Patterns, 1968
(fashion, designers, home dressmaking) FFS00707 AIAB Designer Fashion - Dress, No 7803
Simplicity Patterns, 1968
(fashion, designers, home dressmaking)

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TEXTS

TEXTS
Christopher Breward, ‘Late twentieth century: catwalk and street style’, chapter 7, in, The Culture of Fashion, Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1995, pp.225-236
Christopher Breward, ‘Cultures, Identities, Histories: Fashioning a Cultural Approach to Dress’, in, Fashion Theory, the Journal of Dress, Body and Culture, Volume 2 Issue 4, December 1998, pp. 301-313
Hilary Radner, ‘On the Move: Fashion Photography and the Single Girl in the 1960s’, in, S. Bruzzi and P.C. Gibson, Fashion Cultures: Theories, Explanations and Analysis, Routledge, London, pp.128-142
Valerie Steele, ‘Ups and Downs of Paris Fashions’, chapter 14, in, Paris Fashion, a Cultural History, Berg, Oxford, pp. 275-290
 
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