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Ben Yƻsuf, Anna / The art of millinery: a complete series of practical lessons for the artiste and the amateur
(1909)

Lesson VIII: Mourning millinery,   pp. 114-139 PDF (4.3 MB)


Page 124

 
TtlE ART OF MILLINERY 
strip of wadding tinder the cashmere, and silk hats 
should have the fitted layer of wadding the same as in 
colored work. 
  Wire frames must be first covered with muslin, then 
with cheap crape, on which the drapings, etc., are done, 
but thick folds and shirrings may be put right on the 
muslin or cashmere. In fitting plain facings, take care 
FIG. 10-CRAPE QUILL LONG BIAS, BOUND CROSS BIAS 
       FIG. 9 
MAKING CRAPE WING 
FIG. II-CRAPE PETAL, 
   FORMED ON WIRE 
you do not stretch the crape out of line; it looks very 
bad to see the welts pulled awry; they should cross the 
middle front diagonally, unless you have the entire brim 
on the bias; then the welts run straight from the edge 
in from front to back, but this is not as pretty. 
  Shirred effects are measured, prepared and put in the 
same as velvet or silk. Clusters, of tucks, folds or cord-- 
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