Like sewing? Well, you’ll love this news: the Vintage Patterns Wiki has released more than 83,500 patterns of pre-1992, out of print patterns for all to use.
The browsable collection runs the gamut from Dynasty-inspired pussy bow power suits to Betty Draper-esque frocks featuring models in white gloves to an 1895 boys’ Reefer Suit with fly-free short trousers.
Visitors can narrow their search to focus on a particular garment, designer or decade. If you click these links, you can see patterns from the following decades: 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
You can also sort by garment type. You’ll find everything from lingerie to raincoats, wedding dresses to maternity wear, all with vintage flair.