Authentic Victorian Dressmaking Techniques

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Kristina Harris
Dover Publications, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 128 pages
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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.

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This is a GREAT book for anyone interested in authentic sewing techniques. It teaches terms and shows you pictures of what it is suppose to look like. A lot of step by step directions/photos. I have enjoyed every word I've read and every picture I've reviewed. Read full review


HandSewing Stitches
The Correct Method of Altering Patterns
Draped Waists

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