Dating vogue sewing patterns
Just click on the cover and browse the list of pattern vendors who have the look.
Whether you just want to ogle the fashion illustrations or get your hands dirty and make a new look, it's worth browsing the well-organized site.
An accomplished sewer may not mind a few missing pieces, but most of us need them all.
If you have found some patterns you like but the seller has no idea if they are complete, at least check to be sure the instructions are in the envelope, and see if you think the folded tissue is thick enough to match the number of pieces indicated on the envelope.
If you were into sewing, or simply spent time as a child rummaging through patterns with your mother at the fabric store, these names will bring on a wave of nostalgia.