The PatternVault blog provides rich, illustrated posts on the history of designer fashion through DIY culture.

“Pattern Vault breaks the mold again and again.” – Designer Marcy Tilton

Key posts on:
• Vogue patterns for Givenchy designs by Alexander McQueen and John Galliano
• Rare commercial patterns for designs by Madeleine Vionnet, Yves Saint Laurent, and Isabel Toledo
• Couturier patterns from the 1920s from houses including Chanel and Patou

Featured in Vogue Patterns magazine, February/March 2016.

Sarah Sheehan, Pattern Vault, Vogue Patterns magazine, 2016

Photo: Naomi Bower, DIY Givenchy by Alexander McQueen, FW98, at the BMC Labs installation for David Cronenberg: Evolution (TIFF Bell Lightbox, 2013-14).

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