August 21st, 2009

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Commercial Pattern Archive

haikujaguar posted about this:

"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/login.php
COPA has about 48,000 vintage patterns (including the small scale pattern piece images!) dating from 1868—2000."


These are mostly useful for inspiration, but worth a look for serious clothworkers.