Tailored & Lingerie Blouses - Woman’s Institute E-book

Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.


This beautiful edition of Tailored & Lingerie Blouses by Mary Brooks Picken from 1916-1921 has been digitally restored to its original glory. This is both Parts I & II of the original, hard-to-find book.


The 98-page set is a collection of detailed tailoring tutorials for every facet of blouse-making that you can possibly imagine. It has also been updated to include fashion and sewing pattern illustrations from 1916-1920s original sources.


These lessons are specifically geared at detail-oriented QUALITY sewing techniques and tailoring elements.

Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.


Year: printed from 1916-1921 by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences but applicable to making blouses of ANY decade, including modern designs.


The book features beautiful illustrations, photos, pattern and draping suggestions, and detailed, photographed instructions for tailoring collars, cuffs, plackets, sleeves, hems, linings, seams etc. 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.

Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.


CONTENTS

Introduction by Anna Depew

Blouse Styles and Types

Mannish Tailored Shirtwaist

Mannish Tailored Shirtwaist Materials

Making Sleeves and Cuffs for a Mannish Tailored Shirtwaist

Making the Neck Band for a Mannish Tailored Shirtwaist

Making a Mannish Shirtwaist Collar

Buttons and Buttonholes for a Mannish Tailored Shirtwaist

Making a Gibson Plaited Waist

Semi-Tailored Blouse Materials

Making a Couch-Stitched blouse

Machine Couching

Shoulder Trimmings

Making a Mannish-Shirtwaist Blouse

Making an Insertion-Trimmed Blouse

Precautions in Blouse Making

Making a Square-Shouldered Raglan Blouse

Tailored Corners

Making a Surplice-Closing Blouse

Picot Edge

Making a Draped-Front Surplice Blouse

Making an Embroidery-Trimmed Blouse

Making a Yoke and Drop-Shoulder Blouse

Making a Surplice-Bolero Blouse

Materials for Fancy Blouses

Lace for Fancy Blouses

Trimming for Fancy Blouses

Trimming for Semi-Dressy Blouses

Making a Lace-Draped Fancy Blouse

Lace Draping for a Fancy Blouse

Making a Bolero Combination Blouse

Making a Kimono Blouse on the Bias

Tucking Material for a Blouse

Care of Blouses

Guimpe Construction


Difficulty level: Intermediate-Advanced.

This is foundation knowledge that one needs to make tailored clothing from ANY era and the information is absolutely timeless. The lessons are just as applicable to modern skirts they ever were.

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


Please note that there are not any sewing patterns included in the book. There are, however, instructions for draping and altering patterns to get the desired effect.

Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.
Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.
Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.
Reproduction sewing manual. Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored & Lingerie Blouses E-book -INSTANT DOWNLOAD from Mrs. Depew Vintage.


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