How about a bit of Anne Cabot trivia? The brand of Anne Cabot, often referred to as Mrs. Anne Cabot's Needlecraft Corner, entered the pattern market in March 1941 with an assortment of sewing, crochet and embroidery patterns. This was a syndicated column that began in Iola Kansas and quickly spread across major metropolitan areas.
The Anne Cabot brand had touch competition from the likes of the Alice Brooks and Laura Wheeler brands, which also were advertising Mail Order Patterns that were established in 1939 and had a strong customer following.
In an attempt to gain following, Anne Cabot offered a coupon promotion on their individual patterns.
Brand first appeared in March, 1941
Peggy Roberts - started 1937
Jean McDonald - started 1937
Needlework Bureau - 1938
Price per pattern = 10 cents.