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

Making shapes,   pp. 57-67 PDF (2.3 MB)


Page 57

 
MAKING SHAPES 
A to B is measured from C to B, the arc from 
D to E from i in. below c; the remainder is 
drawn freehand, minus back portion. 
  For the brim of the Victorian (Diag. XXVI., 
Fig. 2) the back portion of brim is retained, 
and the sideband is shaped or deepened a little 
at sides. 
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                DIAGRAM XXVI. 
   The brim for a lady's open-fronted shape is 
 drawn on similar lines to the Granny and 
 Victorian, but generally, as in the case of the 
 Granny, without brim at back, or only a very 
 tiny one that would have a poke at back. 
 Bonnet shapes for children should invariably 
 be made in stiff net or book muslin. 
           MAKING SHAPES 
  Placing the parts of PatteWs on Espartra, 
etc.-The parts of patterns should be placed 
on either espartra, buckram, or net, as shown 
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