Clothing for women : selection, design, construction; a practical manual for school and home

  • 1918
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J. B. Lippincott Company
  • Includes references.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J. B. Lippincott Company
Description of Original
xiv, 454 p. : front., ill., col. pl. ; 22 cm.
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  1. [Cover]
  2. [Title Page]
  3. Preface
  4. Contents
  5. Illustrations
  6. Part I: Selection of clothing
  7. Chapter I: Clothing budgets and buying
  8. Chapter II: Fabrics--facts for consumers
  9. Part II: Clothing design. Color. Pattern making. Use of patterns. Simple problems in clothing design
  10. Chapter III: Principles of clothing design
  11. Chapter IV: Color
  12. Chapter V: Pattern making
  13. Chapter VI: Pattern making: mannish shirt and middy blouse
  14. Chapter VII: Pattern making: skirts and undergarments
  15. Chapter VIII: Simple problems in clothing design
  16. Chapter IX: Commercial patterns: Purchase and use
  17. Part III: Construction of clothing
  18. Chapter X: Equipment and tools, processes involved in the construction of garments
  19. Chapter XI: Constructive processes: stitches
  20. Chapter XII: Constructive processes: cutting, basting, seams, finishes
  21. Chapter XIII: Construction of undergarments: corset covers and petticoats
  22. Chapter XIV: Construction of undergarments: drawers; night-dresses
  23. Chapter XV: Construction of outer-garments: middy blouse; mannish shirt
  24. Chapter XVI: Construction of outer-garments: tailored waist
  25. Chapter XVII: Outer-garments: tailored skirts
  26. Chapter XVIII: Outer-garments: lingerie blouse and dress
  27. Chapter XIX: Outer-garments of woolen material
  28. Chapter XX: Outer-garments: silk dress, blouse, guimpe
  29. Chapter XXI: Outer-garments: foundation skirts, waist linings
  30. Chapter XXII: Decoration--self-trimmings
  31. Chapter XXIII: Decoration: embroidery
  32. Chapter XXIV: To teachers
  33. Index
  34. [Cover]