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Turn-of-the-Century Fashion Patterns and Tailoring Techniques

Turn-of-the-Century Fashion Patterns and Tailoring Techniques

By: S. S. Gordon

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This classic 1901 guide to cutting ladies' tailor-made clothing provided professional dressmakers with a wealth of useful information. One of the reasons seamstresses found it valuable was the special attention paid to “small waists,” “large front hips,” and the “corpulent form.”
Included in this unabridged republication of that now-rare book are patterns and detailed instructions for measuring and cutting over 60 vintage garments and parts of wearing apparel, among them full leg-o-mutton sleeves, a bell or wing sleeve, broad collars, a military cape, a double-breasted vest, a skirt with a flounce, a raglan box coat, knickerbockers, bloomers, an opera cloak, riding breeches, an Eton jacket, and much more.
Further enhanced with a new introduction by fashion authority Kristina Harris, this volume will prove indispensable to anyone attempting to re-create vintage clothing for costume parties and theatrical productions. This book will also be of great interest to students and enthusiasts of costume history.

Reprint of The "Standard" Work on Cutting Ladies' Tailor-Made Garments, Jno. J. Mitchell Co., New York, 1901.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 100486412415
ISBN 139780486412412
Author/EditorS. S. Gordon
FormatBook
Page Count190
Dimensions8 1/8 x 10 7/8

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