Household Sewing with Home Dressmaking
Longmans, Green, and Company, 1898 - Dressmaking - 157 pages
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Page 7 - ... horizontal line which intersects the vertical line above M = 180. If this happens, M = 180 is included — correctly — in the confidence interval. For M = 180, there is also a probability of 0.05 that a sample mean will lie above 187.2 or below 172.8. If this happens, the horizontal line will be either entirely to the right or entirely to the left of the vertical line above M = 180, and M = 180 will be outside the confidence interval. We have generated artificially ten random samples of 32...
Page 98 - As a non7 conductor of heat, wool takes the foremost place in clothing fabrics. It also quickly absorbs moisture, and does not readily become damp with perspiration. Its open, rough structure makes it further capable of holding a certain amount of air as well as of allowing free ventilation.
Page 104 - Britain alone being nearly halt a million tons per annum. The total annual value of these colours produced in England, Germany, and France is about £4,000,000. The rapid development of this industry is the result of the progress of organic chemistry, and these dyes can only be understood and classified from a chemical point of view. Leaving out artificial alizarin and indigo at present, these colours may be arranged in three divisions: (1) Aniline Dyes. — These are compound amines, bodies of the...
Page 102 - As a clothing material it should not be placed in close proximity to the skin, as it is a very good conductor of heat.
Page 121 - Each piece requires to be cut separately, and not on the doubled material, as these fabrics are seldom folded quite evenly.
Page 63 - Fig. 14 shows the first thickness of sheeting cut in between the iron hoop as furring strips. CD Fig. 14 shows the two thicknesses in place. Anchor Your Stave Silos. — Third, all stave silos should be anchored. The most common way of doing this is to take three or four wires 70' to 100' in length, securing one end of each wire to the top of the silo and the other end to adjoining buildings or fence posts set in adjacent lots for the purpose. This does not look well, it rather discredits the building,...
Page 97 - Wool.—Wool is the skin appendage of the sheep, and has been used for clothing purposes from the earliest times.
Page 125 - Secondly, the seams take up a certain amount of room, and if these are left outside while fitting, the bodice is frequently made too tight.