This beautiful book from the 1920's has been digitally restored to its original glory. The book is 75 pages of millinery instruction and sewing patterns from the era's experts at the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences Millinery Department.
These lessons are specifically geared at making wire and non-wire frame hats using transparent materials like georgette, maline and gauzy fabrics.
The book features beautiful illustrations, photos, pattern diagrams and detailed, photographed instructions for making the hats featured. You will be able to make any of the 17 hats shown in the photo below using this e-book.
Transparency in Millinery
Steam-Fitting Maline Over Wire Frame
Plain-Fitting Maline Over Wire Frame
Shirring Maline Over Wire Frame
Developing Maline into Frameless Hat
Combining Maline and Velvet
Making a Maline Halo-Brim Hat
Shirring Lace over Wire Frame
Applying Lace Coronet to Cloche
Combining Lace and Velvet
Making a Side Lining
Combining Maline Braid and Lace
Applying Piping on Maline Braid
Developing Lace-Hair Pull-On
Fitting Georgette on the Bias
Applying Georgette Drooping Flange
Applying Extra Brims of Sheer Fabric
Fitting a Bias, Chiffon, Halo Brim
Adding Edge Tuck to Organdie Halo
Each page of this e-book has been scanned in high quality 300 dpi and then digitally cleaned and restored for better viewing.
You might also like to read other Hat-Making E-books from the Woman's Institute Millinery Program:
Printing a PDF is easy. Just open, hit print, and make sure that your printer scale is set to 100% (this should be the default setting in most cases).
Digital Reproduction - Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage, 2016. All Rights Reserved.