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

Fancy brims,   pp. 125-127 PDF (603.9 KB)


Page 127

 
FANCY BRIMS 
way, widthway, diagonally, in a pattern or rosette 
form over plain covered. 
  By knife pleatings arranged (i) lengthway, 
widthway, diagonally, in squares, crescents, etc.; 
(2) arranged so that the 13leats are reversed at 
intervals, or at opposite edge of pleating. 
       Aethods of treating the under side of 
                  Hat Brims. 
  Underlinings can be formed (i) by all the 
methods shown and described under the head- 
ing "Fancy Brims"; tucked and drawn (Diag. 
XXII.), folded (Diag. XXIII.); (2) by the 
methods i and 6 of Covering with Chenille; 
by the methods 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 of Covering with 
Chiffon, when the shape has been made of wire; 
(3) by tucking a shaped piece widthway; 
(4) by frilling narrow lace on a shaped piece of 
chiffon either circularly, diagonally, or in a 
pattern; (5) by embroidering lace, or other net, 
chiffon, or lace with seed pearls, crystals, jewels, 
tinsel thread, and appliquing stars, trefoils, and 
other fancy shapes cut in velvet, etc., at inter- 
vals between to form a design; (6) by sewing 
on petals of flowers in overlapping rows; by 
sewing on leaves of flowers in overlapping rows. 
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