Underwear and Lingerie: Sewing Instructions (2-Volume Set)

Underwear and Lingerie: Sewing Instructions (2-Volume Set)
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Originally published in the 1920s by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences, this 2-volume book set contains clear cutting and sewing instructions for making underwear and lingerie. Both the beginner in sewing and the more experienced seamstress will find the work very helpful. As you study and apply the principles in this instruction book set, you may be assured that, in developing practical garments you are adding the vital feature, experience, to your store of information and at the same time equipping yourself with a certain skill that will assist you materially in gaining access into the realm of dressmaking art.

Contents Covered:

  • Part One
    • Advantages of Making Underwear
    • Chemises
      • Nature of Chemises
      • Straight Chemise
      • Camisole-Top Chemise
      • Godet Chemise
      • Camisole-Top Chemise for Large Figure
      • Round-Neck Chemise
      • Side-Dart Chemise
    • Combinations
      • Nature of Combinations
      • Step-In Combination
      • Straight-Line Combination
      • Brassiere-Top Combination
      • Mannish Undergarment
    • Drawers
      • Advantages and Nature
      • Plain Drawers
      • Drawers with Fulness
      • Step-Ins
      • Bloomers
    • Brassieres
      • Styles and Materials
      • Corset-Cover Brassiere
      • Plain Brassiere
      • Bandeau Brassiere
      • Bandeau Corset
    • Examination Questions
  • Part Two
    • Costume Slips
      • Uses and Requirements
      • Two-Piece Slip
      • Lace-Trimmed Slip on Cross of Material
      • Side-Plait Slip on Cross of Material
      • Wrap-Around Slip
      • Shoulder-Dart Slip
    • Petticoats
      • Character and Qualifications
      • Two-Piece Petticoat
    • Sleeping Garments
      • Kinds and Characteristics
      • Camisole-Top Nightgown
      • Empire Nightgown
      • V-Neck Nightgown with Front Fulness
      • Vest-Yoke Nightgown
      • Tailored, Service Nightgown
      • Pajamas
    • Kimonos, Bathrobes, Negligees
      • Nature and Uses
      • Simplicity Kimono
      • Kimono of Contrasting Materials
      • Kimono Negligee
      • Lace-Trimmed Negligee
      • Bathrobe
    • Lingerie Outfit
    • Lingerie Accessories
    • Care of Lingerie
Format: PDF Digital Reprint, e-Facsimile
No. of Pages: 129 in total
Page Size: A4 (210mm × 297mm)
Download Size: 43.1 MB


Product Code UND4YLV80
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