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Hill, Clare, fl. 1900 / Millinery: theoretical and practical
(1909)

Head-linings,   pp. 20-22 PDF (670.1 KB)


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MILLINERY 
the straw shape must be placed downward 
upon the material used, and if it happens to 
be velvet due care must be paid to pile and 
shade (see Diag. XXXI. and instruction con- 
tained on page 62). The turnings for edge 
should not exceed I in., and for head I in., 
except in the case of a Gainsboro' or Boat 
shape, for the rule for which see chapter men- 
tioned above. 
  When the I in. at edge has been turned in 
and lightly tacked with sewing silk or very fine 
white cotton, the material should be fitted to 
the hat and pinned with lilikin or steel pins 
to keep it in place, and then secured to the 
straw by slip-stitching it just above the wire. 
The ½ in. turnings at head should be snipped at 
every I in. and fastened to inside of sideband 
by long back-stitches. 
              HEAD-LININGS 
  Head-linings.-Head-linings are made both 
on the crossway and the lengthway of the 
sarcenet. The width of head-linings for hats is 
always determined by the height of sideband, 
to the measurement of which i in. more is added 
for the hem and i in. or more for lying inside 
on the tip according to its size, but in no case 
must they be made so "deep that the whole of 
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