Woman’s World The Dressmaking Book (1928)

Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com.
$10 black


This is a digital copy of the circa 1927-1928 publication The Dressmaking Book- Sewing Secrets & Simple Shortcuts by the Woman's World Pattern Service.


This incredibly hard to find book features stunning fashions from the 1920s and several articles on how to sew and properly fit dresses. The most useful features include rather rare 1920s advice for making the flapper silhouette work for fuller, plus, and mature figures!


This book also includes 3 sewing patterns for lingerie.


The book is 57 large-format pages of articles, lovely drawings, instruction and embellishment lessons for sewing beautiful clothing.


Contents:

Evening Frocks Sketched in Paris

Clothes Etiquette is the Word of the Hour

How to Take Measurements for Reference

How to alter a Paper Dress Pattern

You may now cut with confidence,

Fitting- To avoid the Homemade look

Hand stitches and when to use them

Seams and ways of finishing them

Some hems, facings, and bindings

Important Facts about finishing touches

Important points in making a coat

Best methods in darning and mending

How to make tucks, plaits, and smocking

Colors that make the most of your type

Alterations for a ready-t-wear frock

Cross-stitch motifs that children love

Patchwork pillows in calico and sateen

Modish hats from a Chic designer

Making your silhouette fashionable

Happy ideas for tall and for fat figures

Points home dressmakers should know

Timely suggestions for mature figures

The professional touch for your son's suit

Practical hints for your fitting problems

Three house frocks and a kitchen apron

dainty and inexpensive underthings

Colorful quilted gift suggestions

Lovely cutwork touches on linen

Gossamer creations from a crochet hook

The many varieties of soutache braid

Babykin's clothes from head to toe,

A touch of tatting for a dainty finish

Draperies any woman can make

and more!

Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com.
Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com. 1920s sewing and fitting advice.
Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com. plaits, tucks and smocking.
Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com. Modish Hats flapper cloche.
Vintage Sewing Book 1920s Woman's World Homemaking & The Dressmaking Book - Sewing Secrets and Simple Short Cuts Featuring Hats, Dresses and Lingerie -INSTANT DOWNLOAD- from MrsDepew.com.



Digital Reprint: Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage LLC 2019.

Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage LLC , 2019.