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The new dressmaker; with complete and fully illustrated instructions on every point connected with sewing, dressmaking and tailoring, from the actual stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending, and cleaning of clothes for ladies, misses, girls, children, infants, men and boys

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Butterick Publishing Company
The new dressmaker; with complete and fully illustrated instructions on every point connected with sewing, dressmaking and tailoring, from the actual stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending, and cleaning of clothes for ladies, misses, girls, children, infants, men and boys
The Butterick Publishing Co., [1921]
168 p. illus. 25 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] The new dressmaker

[Title page] The new dressmaker; with complete and fully illustrated instructions on every point connected with sewing, dressmaking and tailoring, from the actual stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending, and cleaning of clothes for ladies, misses, girls, children, infants, men and boys, pp. [1]-[2]

Contents, pp. 3-4

Preface, pp. 5-6

Chapter 1: The necessary equipment for dressmaking, pp. 7-9

Chapter 2: Butterick patterns, pp. 10-18

Chapter 3: Altering the length of patterns, pp. 19-23

Chapter 4: Altering waist patterns for figures that vary from the average, pp. 24-27

Chapter 5: Altering skirt, yoke and drawer patterns for figures that vary from the average, pp. 28-31

Chapter 6: Materials, sponging, cutting, etc, pp. 32-36

Chapter 7: Waists, blouses and shirtwaists. Part I--dress waists, pp. 37-41

Chapter 8: Waists, blouses and shirtwaists. Part II, pp. 42-46

Chapter 9: Skirts for ladies and misses, pp. 47-50

Chapter 10: Dresses for ladies, misses, girls and children, pp. 51-52

Chapter 11: Sailor or naval suits, pp. 53-57

Chapter 12: Coats and capes for ladies, misses, girls, and children, pp. 58-64

Chapter 13: House dresses, negligées, kimonos, bathrobes, aprons, bathing-suits and rompers, pp. 65-67

Chapter 14: Making and finishing undergarments, pp. 68-71

Chapter 15: Maternity clothes and the layette, pp. 72-80

Chapter 16: Sewing stitches, pp. 81-85

Chapter 17: Seams, pp. 86-90

Chapter 18: Hems, pp. 91-93

Chapter 19: Facings, pp. 94-96

Chapter 20: Tucks and plaits, pp. 97-99

Chapter 21: Plackets, pp. 100-103

Chapter 22: Pockets, pp. 104-108

Chapter 23: Collars, cuffs and belts, pp. 109-111

Chapter 24: Buttonholes, eyelets, buttons, patent fasteners, hooks and eyes and blind loops, pp. 112-117

Chapter 25: Trimming stitches, pp. 118-128

Chapter 26: Bias trimmings, pp. 129-131

Chapter 27: Applied trimmings, ruffles, embroidery and lace. Part I, pp. 132-136

Chapter 28: Applied trimmings. Part II, pp. 137-142

Chapter 29: Sewing on braid, appliqué embroidery, marabou and fur, pp. 143-145

Chapter 30: Darning and mending, pp. 146-150

Chapter 31: Remodeling, pp. 151-153

Chapter 32: Pressing, pp. 154-155

Chapter 33: The care of clothes, p. 156

Chapter 34: Cleaning, pp. 157-159

Chapter 35: Washing clothes, p. 160

Chapter 36: Boys' and men's clothes, pp. 161-165

Index, pp. 166-168 ff.

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