Modern Millinery: A Workroom Textbook

Modern Millinery: A Workroom Textbook
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Originally published in 1922, Modern Millinery contains complete instructions in the work of preparing, making and copying millinery, as actually practiced in the most advanced trade workrooms.

The book is planned for use as a school textbook. But it is also an adjunct to the progressive workroom, where it is invaluable as an aid to training the staff in the most advanced methods, and it is a friendly guide even to the practicing milliner, to whom a few hints on the efficiency and economy of modern methods may be worth many times the price of the book.

Please note this book is not suitable for beginners to learn the art without an instructor, even if it has given very clear instructions with detailed drawings. Practical Millinery Lessons: A Complete Course of 24 Lessons in the Art of Millinery would be a good choice for home study.

Contents Covered:

  • The Scope of Modern Millinery
  • The Fundamentals of Frame Making
  • Expression of Line
  • Making a Facing Line, and Making a Frame from Measurement
  • Copying French Hats without Measurements
  • Bracing Wire Frames, Choice of Blocking Material
  • Blocking the Frame
  • Calculating Materials
  • Principles and Methods of Frame Covering
  • Covering and Attaching the Crown
  • Facing the Underbrim
  • Fitting Velvet Hats with a Joining
  • Putting On the Facing
  • The Principle and Application of the Flange
  • Flanges and Sectional Facings
  • Wide and Narrow Bindings
  • Plain Folds
  • Milliner' Folds
  • Finished and Unfinished Cords
  • Straw Sewing, Part 1
  • Straw Sewing, Part 2
  • Straw Sewing, Part 3
  • Straw Sewing, Part 4
  • Transparent Hats
  • Summary of Millinery Wires
  • Summary of Blocking Materials
  • Stitches Used in Millinery
  • Co-operative Work Between Workrooms and Trade Schools
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 197
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 82.9 MB
Product Code MODU5AT375
Condition New

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