The Vintage Sewing Pattern Library was established in 2019, and is an independent lending library that has been established as a Research & Educational Library for the preservation of antique, vintage, designer and modern 'out of print' sewing & crafting patterns/books, etc for future generations to come.
If you're a Student, Researcher, or general Fashion Enthusiast, we have what you are looking for!
Enjoy the freedom of exploring and researching our collection of over 2000 sewing patterns, catalogues & books by designer, decade, size or by typing in any search criteria. eg. shirt, skirt, or designers name.
All collections are available to each member of the library, for a small copying fee, and return postage (except online products which are free to view).
All Sewing Patterns are to be used in accordance with the manufacturers specifications.
Sew & enjoy!!
Once you have become a Member, feel free to order up to 2 items at a time.
Our standard lending period is 21 days for sewing patterns & 14 days for magazines & books. After this time, the items need to returned in the self addressed envelope provided.
Books/catalogues/magazines, etc are made available through online pdf viewer for the duration of the lending period.