Last week I shared with you some pages from a 1958 Simplicity Sewing Book and as I mentioned in that post, I found the Simplicity book with another vintage sewing book. A 1964 Vogue Sewing Book! It too is filled with some wonderful sewing tips and techniques.

Favourite Thrifts: 1964 Vogue Sewing Book

“Vogue has always known. Known how deep was your need to sew the kind of clothes in which you could walk tall and proud.”

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: High Fashion in an Envelope

There are fabulous illustrations (typical of vintage Vogue publications) throughout.

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: How to use Vogue patterns

It wouldn’t be a sewing book without helpful pages on sewing details.

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: How to sew buttons and buttonholes

Included are profiles of the famous couturiers who created Vogue designs, including Emilio Pucci, Guy Laroche, Pierre Balmain and Jacques Heim…

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: Profiles of couturiers who created Vogue designs

… and their haute couture techniques!

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: Haute couture techniques

And last but not least, near the end of the book is a fabric dictionary. Very handy for identifying vintage fabrics!

1964 Vogue Sewing Book: Fabric dictionary

Do you have any vintage sewing books? I think they’re such a valuable resource. Don’t you?