The Modern Tailor Outfitter and Clothier -

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Read Books, 2010 - Crafts & Hobbies - 306 pages
Originally published in 1928 in three volumes. These deal with every aspect of the tailoring and clothing trade. Extremely well illustrated with photographs and many helpful diagrams and detailed instructions for the design and construction of various garments. The contents of Volume 3 include: Wearing of Insignia - Correct Dress for the Occasion - The Art of Dress - Outfits for the Tropics - Outfitting (5 chapters) - Garment Renovating - Woolens - Trimmings and Their troubles - Court Dress - Scottish Dress - Drafts of Mess Jackets - Military Mess Dress Regulations - Military Garments - Naval Uniforms - Clerical Garments - Motor Liveries - How to Make Trousers - Lounge Jackets - Waistcoats etc. Many of the earliest books on fashion and clothing, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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