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Reiser, Winifred / Your millinery

Chapter eleven: Trimmings,   pp. 118-124 PDF (1.4 MB)

Page 118

 As ADVICE on trimming each hat which is described in this 
 book is given in the chapter devoted to it, this chapter only 
   daswith the su~bject in general. It also includes isrcin 
 on making several of the more common types of decoration. 
   Most hats depend for effect, to a very large extent, onthi 
     trmig,but however small and simple the trimming, it mpay 
 be a mere bow or twisted end, it is nevertheless of the greatest 
 importance for it to be placed on the hat in exactly the right 
position.                                                  , 
   Therefore, endeavour to make your arrangmn atisi 
 and original Refuse to be satisfied with the initial of a 
 trimming; try the hat on with it in various positions 
 making your decision. Do not shy at experiment; if you have a 
 b      of flowers, for instance, and are striving for 
 instead of just clumping it together at one side, try plcn it 
 under the brim. If this is not quite right, ignore the bi 
 altogether, and arrange it in various pstosacross the crown. 
 This will give better results than by just paigthe dcrto 
 at the side, front or back, as the case may be. 
   Having made up your mind exactly where the trmin  sto 
 be placed, try to affix it tothe hat in such away as to maethe 
 rk utterly invisible. Practise the art of 
 point of re-entry of the needle coincide with its pointof 
 ence from the fabric of the hat. Quite a lot of work inmilnr 
    nesa firm hand; this should be forgotten when timn 
        has.If  f r  nsan eyo  aetri m n  a  a*it lut ro 

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