Tailored Suits, Coats and Capes

Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.
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This beautiful book from 1917-1923 has been digitally restored to its original glory. 

The 73-page book is a collection of detailed tailoring tutorials for coats, suits, capes, and wraps from the era's experts at the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences Dressmaking Department.


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


Year: printed from 1917 to 1923.

Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.

The book features beautiful illustrations, photos, pattern and draping suggestions, and detailed, photographed instructions for tailoring coats, suits, wraps, and capes. We have also added several new color fashion plates that reference the various styles mentioned in the book.

Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.


CONTENTS

The Tailored Suit - Origin and Purpose

Essential Features of the Tailored Suit

Style and Individuality

Suitable Materials

Linings, Findings, and Trimmings

Workmanship

Making the Tailored Suit

Description of the Suit

Material Required

Cutting Out the Material

Coat Makings

Constructing the Coat - Shaping the Back

Basting the Sleeve

Putting Coat Together for First Fitting

Dissembling the Coat

Stitching

Preparing the Foundation

Preparing the Collar

Preparing the Sleeves

Basting the Lining in the Sleeves

Placing Foundation Inside of Coat

Taping the Fronts and the Collar

Inserting the Front Facings

Covering the Collar Foundation

Turning and Felling the Facings

Padding the Coat

Inserting Cambric Strip at Coat Bottom

Outside Stitching and Pressing

Inserting the Sleeves

Padding the Top of Sleeves

Pressing and Making Buttonholes

Placing the Lining in the Coat

Final Pressing and Finishing

Variations of the Semi-fitting Coat

Sports Coat

Box Coats

Variations of the Box Coat

Wraps - Essential Features

Making Raglan-Sleeve Wrap

Capes - Styles and Requirements

Evening Cape


Difficulty level: Intermediate-Advanced.

This is foundation knowledge that one needs to make tailored clothing from ANY era and the information is absolutly timeless. The lessons are just as applicable to collars, sleeves, linings etc as they ever were.

Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.

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

Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.
Vintage Woman's Institute Sewing Book 1920s Tailored Suits, Coats & Capes Ebook -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- FROM MRSDEPEW.COM.

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