The New Dressmaker: A Complete Guide to Sewing, Dressmaking and Tailoring

The New Dressmaker: A Complete Guide to Sewing, Dressmaking and Tailoring
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Originally published in the 1920s, The New Dressmaker (3rd Edition) gives complete and fully illustrated instructions on every point connected with sewing, dressmaking and tailoring from the actual stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending and cleaning of clothes for ladies, Misses, girls, children, infants, men and boys. It is the accepted authority on sewing, dressmaking and tailoring, and the methods which it gives may be used whenever the current styles call for them.

Contents Covered:

  • Preface
  • The Necessary Equipment for Dressmaking
  • Butterick Patterns
  • Altering the Length of Patterns
  • Altering Waist Patterns for Figures That Vary from the Average
  • Altering Skirt, Yoke and Drawer Patterns for Figures That Vary from the Average
  • Materials, Sponging, Cutting, etc.
  • Waists, Blouses and Shirtwaists
  • Skirts for Ladies and Misses
  • Dresses for Ladies, Misses, Girls and Children
  • Sailor or Naval Suits
  • Coats and Capes for Ladies, Misses, Girls and Children
  • House Dresses, Negligees, Kimonos, Bathrobes, Aprons, Bathing-Suits and Rompers
  • Making and Finishing Undergarments
  • Maternity Clothes and the Layette
  • Sewing Stitches
  • Seams
  • Hems
  • Facings
  • Tucks and Plaits
  • Plackets
  • Pockets
  • Collars, Cuffs and Belts
  • Buttonholes, Eyelets, Buttons, Patent Fasteners, Hooks and Eyes and Blind Loops
  • Trimming Stitches
  • Bias Trimmings
  • Applied Trimmings, Ruffles, Embroidery and Lace
  • Sewing on Braid, Appliqué Embroidery, Marabou and Fur
  • Darning and Mending
  • Remodeling
  • Pressing
  • The Care of the Clothes
  • Cleaning
  • Washing Clothes
  • Boys' and Men's Clothes
  • Index
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 169
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 40.1 MB
Product Code THEW5LQF45
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