12th May 2019

Whilst awaiting new buttons to share, here are some Australian Womens’ Weekly patterns featuring Dacolyn fabric and Tecpearl buttons from 5th November, 1958. “Tecpearls” were the Beutron line of plastic faux-pearl shell buttons marketed from 1958. Similar lines appeared from American button companies as pearl supplies dwindled and plastic rose in popularity.

Slender-line classic.
American style coat-dress styled on simple classic lines.
Smartly tailored one-piece dress designed for the 12 to 19 years age-group.

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