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Clothing for women: selection, design, construction; a practical manual for school and home

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Baldt, Laura Irene
Clothing for women: selection, design, construction; a practical manual for school and home
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: J. B. Lippincott Company, [1918]
454 p.

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Contents

[Cover] Lippincott's Home Manuals. Clothing for women

[Half-title] Lippincott's Home Manuals. Clothing for women. Selection, design and construction, pp. [i] ff.

[Frontispiece] Rythmic beauty of line in the costume illustrated in this old Japanese print, Toyokuni p. [ii]

[Title page] Clothing for women. Selection, design, construction, pp. [iii]-[iv]

Preface, pp. v-vi

Contents, pp. [vii] ff.

[Contents] Illustrations, pp. ix-xiv

Part I: Selection of clothing, pp. [1] ff.

Chapter I: Clothing budgets and buying, pp. 3-15

Chapter II: Fabrics--facts for consumers, pp. 16-52

Part II: Clothing design. Color. Pattern making. Use of patterns. Simple problems in clothing design, pp. [53]-[54]

Chapter III: Principles of clothing design, pp. 55-68

Chapter IV: Color, pp. 69-84 ff.

Chapter V: Pattern making, pp. 85-106

Chapter VI: Pattern making: mannish shirt and middy blouse, pp. 107-115

Chapter VII: Pattern making: skirts and undergarments, pp. 116-135

Chapter VIII: Simple problems in clothing design, pp. 136-181

Chapter IX: Commercial patterns: Purchase and use, pp. 182-190

Part III: Construction of clothing, pp. [191] ff.

Chapter X: Equipment and tools, processes involved in the construction of garments, pp. 193-206

Chapter XI: Constructive processes: stitches, pp. 207-226

Chapter XII: Constructive processes: cutting, basting, seams, finishes, pp. 227-263

Chapter XIII: Construction of undergarments: corset covers and petticoats, pp. 264-281

Chapter XIV: Construction of undergarments: drawers; night-dresses, pp. 282-297

Chapter XV: Construction of outer-garments: middy blouse; mannish shirt, pp. 298-311

Chapter XVI: Construction of outer-garments: tailored waist, pp. 312-328

Chapter XVII: Outer-garments: tailored skirts, pp. 329-346

Chapter XVIII: Outer-garments: lingerie blouse and dress, pp. 347-356

Chapter XIX: Outer-garments of woolen material, pp. 357-375

Chapter XX: Outer-garments: silk dress, blouse, guimpe, pp. 376-382

Chapter XXI: Outer-garments: foundation skirts, waist linings, pp. 383-390

Chapter XXII: Decoration--self-trimmings, pp. 391-405

Chapter XXIII: Decoration: embroidery, pp. 406-425

Chapter XXIV: To teachers, pp. 426-440

Index, pp. 441-454 ff.

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