This beautiful book from the 1920's has been digitally restored to its original glory in e-book form. The book is 85 pages of millinery instruction and sewing patterns from the era's experts at the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences Millinery Department.
The book features beautiful illustrations, photos, pattern diagrams and detailed, photographed instructions for making the hats featured. You will be able to make any of the hats shown in the photo below using this e-book.
Materials and Workmanship
Plain Fitted Hat - Nature of Model
Estimating the Material
Developing the Hat
Lining the Hat
Hat With Flanged Under Facing
Hat With Fitted Flange
Rolled-Brim Hat with Seamless Facing
Rolled Brim With Seamed Facing
Puffed Variation of a Rolled Brim
Hat With Scalloped Under Facing
Variation of Cloche
Hat With Loose - Edge Tuck
Hat With Double Brim
Hat With Cushion Brim
Bolero or Chin-Chin Turban
Frameless Chin Chin
Corded Chin Chin
Each page of this e-book has been scanned in high quality 300 dpi and then digitally cleaned and restored for better viewing.
Printing a PDF is easy. Just open, hit print, and make sure that your printer scale is set to 100% (this should be the default setting in most cases).
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Digital Reproduction - Copyright Mrs. Depew Vintage, 2016. All Rights Reserved.