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

Fancy bands,   p. 128 PDF (178.0 KB)


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MILLINERY 
             FANCY BANDS 
    For Sidebands of Hats, or for circling the 
               Brims of Hats. 
  The Sidebands of'Hats.-(i) These can be 
arranged by methods described under the head- 
ing "Fancy Brims"; also (2) by method 5, 
"Under side of a Hat Brim"; (3) by making 
a lattice work of beads, etc. 
  Bands for circling hat brims can be made (i) 
by covering a wired piece of buckram-length 
and width of desired band-with a crossway 
width of velvet to form a French fold, or to form 
a triple fold, or as a bandeau; (2) by methods 
described under the headline "Fancy Brims." 
CHENILLE, CHIFFON, FINE STRAW, 
               AND TULLE 
         As Coverings for Wire Shapes. 
  Chenille can be arranged (i) by simply twist- 
ing it over the wires, row after row, circularly 
(Diag. XXIV.), or vertically; (2) circularly, and 
threading other strands through vertically, or 
vice verse (Diag. XXV.); (3) by forming dia- 
monds (Diag. XXVI.); by forming diamonds 
and threading other strands through, as shown 
in the preceding diagram, or by knotting (Diag. 
XXVI. A); (4) by twisting it over wires, as first 
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