Patterns were designed to be made up in a variety of ways. Consumers would choose from the suggested designs but could also use successful elements from one pattern with another.

From "Make it yourself": home sewing, gender, and culture, 1890-1930 by Sarah A. Gordon

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  • American: 1900-present
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  • Four Ways Patterns were designed to be made up in a variety of ways. Consumers would choose from the suggested designs but could also use successful elements from one pattern with another.