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Posted 2 years ago


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This is 3 different patterns for miniature manikin display's by Simplicity Pattern . Dating early 1940's WWII era . Range in size from 30 inches tall to down 12 inches
These were used to dress the manikins for window displays or at pattern stores on counters .


  1. inky inky, 2 years ago
    I just love all the illustrations on these old patterns!....:-)
  2. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you inky :-)))
  3. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank for the love Phil,musikchoo,vetraio50,pawis and walksoft :-)
  4. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you Kerry :-)
  5. kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Your welcome Mani :-)
  6. minikin, 2 years ago
    Your collection of Margit Nilsens creations is quit nice. It is one of a kind I'm sure.
    Thank you for sharing!
  7. minikin, 2 years ago
    Also the "navy sailor" is very nice. I have never seen one before. Awesome!
  8. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Do you collect mannequins also minikin ? Your name confused me I thought I wrote myself for a minute :-)
  9. minikin, 2 years ago
    Yes indeed! I don't have any actual manikins but I do have patterns, pics and many different articles of the original outfits (deb u doll all the way up to the 30" size).
  10. Kathycat Kathycat, 2 years ago
    Love it Mani! In my teens my greatest past-time was sewing. I had loved designing and making my own patterns. (of course, not as good as Simplicity)
    By the way because of hurricane Sandy, I had to leave my house for over two weeks. Just came home this morning. Allot of down trees, poles and wires and NO electricity, but I was one of the lucky ones, I didn't lose my home. It is sure great to be back home. Hope all is fine by you. Kathy
  11. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Hi Sean it is day to day with me . Up and down :-( Thanks sweetie for asking xoxo
  12. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Welcome back Kathy ! I am so glad you are safe I did not know you were in Sandy's path . And delighted to know you survived it . Bless you and stay safe and warm
    PS I have to take note a new person signed on using almost same handle as me . Why so close I don't know but my name starts with a Capital M and followed by A unlike the new person just a bit confusing . I may have to change my handle
    Thank you for the love !!!!!!!!!!
  13. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you trgrubaugh :-)
  14. kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Mani, I had a "brain-fart". Thought I'd re-organise my posting, deleting them and re-posting in order. This turned out to be a foolish thought. I tried to recreate my postings from my photo library, but sadly the majority of the photos were downloaded off the camera and not downloaded to the computer. So I'm doing it the hard way.

    Kerry :-(
  15. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Oh Kerry what a mess for you :-( all your beautiful watches gone poof ! Hope you can get most back up . I am sorry to hear that but glad you didn't pull them for no reason . Take care and we will love to see them re appear . Happy Thanksgiving and no I am not well yet either :-( one problem goes away to be replaced from side effects to treat that and on and on we go :-(
  16. kerry10456, 2 years ago
    Mani, Really sorry to be hearing that. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery, thank you for your "Thanksgiving Wishes" and I hope you and yours have a joyful Thanksgiving . Get to feeling better .
    Thinking of you,
  17. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you ttom :-)
  18. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Thank you packrat :-)
  19. Manikin Manikin, 1 year ago
    Thank you lourdesmello ! I appreciate you stopping and giving this a love :-)
  20. Manikin Manikin, 5 months ago
    thank you vet :-)))

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