1879: sylvia’s home journal

Sylvia’s Home Journal: For Home Reading and Home Use, of Tales, Stories, Fashion, and Needlework

Publisher: Ward, Lock and Company, 1879
Original from: Oxford University
Digitized: 21 Nov 2007

The full pattern is not available, but it is interesting to see the difference in how ready made patterns are drawn at this time compared to how drafting blocks are drawn.

Drafting blocks are generally still very heavily 1860s in shape whiles these pattern sketches tend to show the very long line of the era.