This is a digital copy of the 1925 publication "Fashion Service" published quarterly by the Woman's Institute.This is an incredibly hard to find book that features stunning fashions from the 1920's, and several articles on how to sew the dresses featured. There are no actual sewing patterns for the dresses included but there are several descriptive tutorials that one could copy with great results. An experienced seamstress would be able to take the instructions given and tailor the dresses and lingerie shown. This book does actually feature a hat sewing pattern for a "Coronet Brim Hat”.
The book is 52 color and Black and white pages of articles, lovely drawings, instruction and embellishment lessons for sewing beautiful clothing.
Contents: Articles by Mary Brooks Picken
Millinery Instruction by Mary Mahon
Illustrations by Alice Seipp
How to Make Your Fall Clothes, French Interpretations, Smart Parisian Accessories, Sheer Fabrics Make Dinner Dresses,
Fashion Cuts her Sleeves Long, Autumn Fabrics, The Artistry of New Trims, and a dozen more articles and dress sewing tutorials. Please see photo for full contents:
Digital Reproduction - Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage 2016.