This beautiful book from the 1920's has been digitally restored to its original glory. The book is 71 pages of dressmaking instruction from the era's experts at the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences Dressmaking Department.
These highly-detailed lessons are specifically geared at making dresses with nearly very kind of opening, collar and sleeve you would typically find from 1920's patterns to present!
The book features beautiful illustrations, photos, diagrams and detailed, photographed instructions of sewing details.
We highly recommend adding this book to your collection to help walk you through your next 1920's or 1930's sewing project. It's overall a very handy reference to have on hand for sewing from any decade!
Importance of Skill
Appropriate Seams - Kinds & Positions
Seams for Different Fabrics
Finishing Plain Seams
Construction Features - Need for Perfection
Darts and Gathers - Uses and Positions
Hip or Waistline Fullness
Sleeves - Varieties
Necklines - Varieties of Finish
Binding a Neckline
Facing a Neckline
Finishing Edge with Covered Cord
Necklines Finished with Collars
Facing a Front Opening
Finishing Sleeves without Cuffs
Finishing Sleeves with Cuffs
Opening Finishes - Kinds of Openings
Finishes for Full-Length Openings
Finished for Partial Openings
Each page of this e-book has been scanned in high quality 300 dpi and then digitally cleaned and restored for better viewing.
Digital Reproduction - Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage, 2017. All Rights Reserved.