Many Different Brands
Of the patterns I rummaged through, there are three major pattern companies represented. McCalls, Butterick, Simplicity. Mom did order some nursery items from a Newspaper in 1962 for my crib.
A Typical Pattern
Assembling, Sewing and Finishing Details
Tools of the Trade
When I was a teenager, I had a few patterns of my own. I also ventured a bit further and took apart a pair of jeans that I liked and created a pattern from them.
I was successful in cutting, sewing and finally wearing my creation.