Paper Patterns

Aaliyah Alley

History of Paper Patterns

William Jennings Demorest and Ellen Louise Demorest had begun home sewing pattern industry in 1860. William and Ellen held fashion shows in their own homes and sold the patters that were created.

Four Historic American Pattern Companies That Still Exist...

  • Butterick
  • McCall's
  • Simplicity
  • Vogue