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Practical millinery

  • 1922
London, England: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd.

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London, England: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd.
Description of Original
vii, 214 p. : col. front. (port.) illus. ; 21 x 17 cm.
For Staff

Available Contents

  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Foreword
  4. Contents
  5. Chapter I: The history of millinery
  6. Chapter II: The ideal hat--choice of colour, shape, and material
  7. Chapter III: Pattern making
  8. Chapter IV: Shape-making
  9. Chapter V: Wire shape-making
  10. Chapter VI: The cutting of materials and making of folds, pipings, and bows, etc., on the cross
  11. Chapter VII: Covering shapes
  12. Chapter VIII: Straw working
  13. Chapter IX: Lining, binding and facing brims
  14. Chapter X: Hat and bonnet linings, and bandeaux
  15. Chapter XI: Pleatings, ruchings and quillings; cockades, pleated and petal rosettes, and other ornaments
  16. Chapter XII: Ribbon bows
  17. Chapter XIII: Sports, weather, pull-on, ribbon, and fur hats
  18. Chapter XIV: Hardwear and fruit and flower hat trimmings
  19. Chapter XV: Lace, net, and tulle working; caps and bonnets
  20. Chapter XVI: Infants' and children's millinery
  21. Chapter XVII: Millinery renovations
  22. Pitman's handbooks on needlework, dressmaking, embroidery, and dress design
  23. [Cover]