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Historic Patterns from the Middle Ages and Renaissance through the 1920's.
Fabrics of all sorts.
Corset patterns and supplies
Dolls and clothes patterns
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Sewing Central, Historic Patterns and Fabrics


I am closing out the current fabric stock. At this time I will not be restocking fabric. All fabric is subject to prior sale. Quantities are limited. Buy it now!


I am clearing out selected patterns. All clearance patterns are subject to prior sale. Quantities are limited. Buy it now!

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  • No, we do not have a complete print catalog.

  • You may order by phone and you will be invoiced via PayPal for payment. See our "Ordering" page for further details
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  • See photos of our customer's creations here in the Gallery! Take a look at what can be made with the fabrics and patterns we have for sale.

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