Elements of Millinery - Woman’s Institute

Vintage Woman's Institute Millinery Book 1920s Elements of Millinery Beginner Steps Ebook How To -INSTANT DOWNLOAD-


This is a digital, print-at-home e-book reproduction of Elements of Millinery by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences. The original from 1922 has been digitally restored to its original glory. 


The book is a collection of millinery instruction for the very first steps in learning millinery from the era's experts at the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences Millinery Department.


These highly-detailed lessons are specifically geared at beginner to intermediate milliners.

The original booklet introduction says, "This Instruction Book is arranged to acquaint you with the purposes and ideals of millinery and the first essentials of the subject. Here you learn about the tools and the foundation materials used in the making of hats, as well as the various stitches employed in their construction.

Help yourself by starting out right and mastering the principles on which the subject is based. Make yourself thoroughly familiar with every point in this book, always endeavoring to connect the name with the principle of each problem so that you will be prepared to apply it properly throughout your Course as well as in your practical work. Then your knowledge of millinery will be not only a real asset but also a source of much pleasure and satisfaction."


You can read more about the Millinery Coursework Lesson Books by the Woman’s Institute here.

Year: 1922, but the tools and tutorials contained within apply to any aspect of millinery from every decade to the present.


The 49-page book features beautiful illustrations, photos, detailed sewing pattern diagrams, and photographed instructions. We put a great deal of time into digitally restoring every single page so that you can have the highest quality to print and read. This is not simply scans, it is a professionally finished e-book.


Contents:

Millinery Purposes and Ideals

Millinery Tools and Accessories

Wires Used in Millinery

Foundation Millinery Fabrics

Making Millinery Stitches and Finishes

Running- or Gathering-Stitch

Shirring-Stitch

Basting Stitch

Back-Stitch

Catch-Stitch

French, or Rolled, Hem

Buttonhole Stitch

Slip-Stitch

French Finish, or Corded Edge

French Knot Stitch

Cross-Stitch

Stab-Stitch

Tie-Stitch

Bandeaux


Each page of this e-book has been scanned in high quality 300 dpi and then digitally cleaned and restored for better viewing and ink-saving printing.


Note: the color graphics used in our cover art are not from the original book. The illustration comes from a 1923 McCall Quarterly.

Vintage Woman's Institute Millinery Book 1920s Elements of Millinery Beginner Steps Ebook How To -INSTANT DOWNLOAD-
Vintage Woman's Institute Millinery Book 1920s Elements of Millinery Beginner Steps Ebook How To -INSTANT DOWNLOAD-
Vintage Woman's Institute Millinery Book 1920s Elements of Millinery Beginner Steps Ebook How To -INSTANT DOWNLOAD-
Vintage Woman's Institute Millinery Book 1920s Elements of Millinery Beginner Steps Ebook How To -INSTANT DOWNLOAD-





You might also like to read other Hat-Making E-books from the Woman's Institute Millinery Lesson Program:

101 - Elements of Millinery

102A - Skeleton Foundations Part 1

102B - Skeleton Foundations Part 2

103 A&B - Solid Foundations Parts 1 & 2

104 - Braid Hats

105 - Piece Good Hats

106 - Drafting Hat Patterns

107-2 - Developing Hats of Yardage

108 - Millinery Facings

109 - Fancy & Draped Crowns

109-2 - Developing Transparent Hats

111 - Mourning Millinery

117 - Glossary of Millinery Terms

119 - Individuality in Millinery


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 2020 Mrs. Depew Vintage LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Copyright 2020 Mrs. Depew Vintage LLC.