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Ben Yƻsuf, Anna / The art of millinery: a complete series of practical lessons for the artiste and the amateur
(1909)

Lesson IV: Cutting materials, making binds and folds,   pp. 53-61 PDF (1.3 MB)


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THE ART OF MILLINERY 
               LESSON IV 
  CUTTING MATERIALS -MAKING BINDS 
                 AND FOLDS 
              To Get the True Bias 
HE rule to get a true bias is: Fold the material 
     over so the selvedge comes in line with the cut end, 
     or cross web; but in some materials it makes a 
difference which corner is folded over; one way will 
                      FIG. I 
             HOW TO GET A TRUE BIAS 
give a rich, even effect, in the other it will split the pile 
or surface grain; this must be tested. (See Fig. I.) 
This "true" bias is necessary for all binds and folds. 
    FIG. 2 
CHOICE BIAS A 
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