- The poster printed on ABCs of sewing is a heavily yellowed booklet The large sheet, full of tailoring models characteristic of the communist era, folds to a format similar to A4 (21 x 29 cm)
The sewing machine is an object that evokes a vast array of associations - ambiguous and intriguing. On the one hand a symbol of progress, on the other - of enslavement. For people born in the communist era, like us, the sewing machine at home was a chance to make a summer dress, matching pants from an older brother, a carnival outfit from a sheet. Living proof of creativity in an era of notorious shortages. At a time when apartment sewing machines are moving out of the trash or into the dustbin, it's worth reminding ourselves that there are other options than replicating ourselves on patterns from chain stores. It's time to go beyond the punch line!
The ABCs of Sewing is a heavily yellowed booklet published by the Youth Publishing Agency in the People's Republic of Poland; unfortunately, the exact date of publication cannot be determined. The large sheet, full of sewing models characteristic of the communist era, folds to a format similar to A4 (21 x 29 cm)
Actually, it's "Specialized Magazine for MK Tailors - Fashionable Tailoring" from 1983. The 22.3 x 33 cm notebook contains blouses, pants, jackets, sweatshirts and coats die-cuts on elegantly designed pages of thick, slightly yellowed paper. On the back of each page with die-cutting and sewing instructions, there are a number of drawings depicting models and models in the said garments
Graphics are sold unframed or framed, thus avoiding damage in transit.