This is a digital copy of the 1924 publication "Fashion Service" published quarterly by the Woman's Institute.
This is an incredibly hard to find book that features stunning fashions from the early 1920's period, and several articles on how to sew the dresses featured. There are no actual sewing patterns included but there are several descriptive tutorials that one could copy with great results. An experienced seamstress would be able to take the instruction given and tailor the dresses pictured.
The book is 49 pages of articles, lovely drawings, instruction and embellishment lessons for sewing beautiful clothing.
Articles by Mary Brooks Picken
Draping by Mme Bennati
Millinery Instruction by Mary Mahon
Illustrations by Alice Seipp
Slenderizing costume sewing instructions
One-Hour Frock variations
Basque Dress sewing instructions
Tunic Dress sewing instructions
Kimono Sleeve dress sewing instructions
Straight Line dress sewing instructions
How to sew rosettes
Blouses and Skirts
Coats and Suits
Costume Suit sewing instructions
Millinery fashions and distinctive modes
Tiny Tot Fashions
Each page of this ebook has been scanned in high quality 300 dpi and then digitally cleaned and restored for better viewing.
Digital Reproduction, Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage 2015.