Authentic Victorian Dressmaking TechniqueseBook - 1999
This vintage how-to manual ? the first modern American sewing book ? provided turn-of-the-century seamstresses with clear instructions for altering patterns, hand-sewing stitches, and creating shirt-blouses, skirts, wedding and evening gowns, coats, maternity wear, undergarments, children's clothing and other apparel. Also details lost arts like boning a bodice, creating bust enhancers, more.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1999
Branch Call Number: 646.4 Au
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 128 pages) : illustrations