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

Chenille, chiffon, fine straw, and tulle,   pp. 128-130 PDF (589.2 KB)


Quillings and ruches,   pp. 130-131 PDF (365.9 KB)


Page 130

 
MILLINERY 
  Fine Straw can be used as a covering (I) by 
all methods described for Chenille (Diag. 
XXXIII.), "tied" knots, as in chiffon, taking 
the place of "twisted" knots; (2) made into 
Banksia roses, and sewn on as an over design; 
(3) made into scrolls, or conventional design, 
and applied to a shape first undercovered with 
tulle, chiffon, silk, etc.; (4) by crocheting a 
design over the wires; (5) by making in crochet 
roses and other flowers, or into foliage, and 
applying on to a shape first crocheted over in 
a lattice or rough twig design. 
  Tulle, as a covering, (i) plainly in lengths 
put on widthway (Diag. XXXIV.); (2) can be 
manipulated by all methods described for 
chiffon and fine straw. 
       QUILLINGS AND RUCHES 
  Treatment of Cut Edges.-Turned in as a 
hem and (i) oversewn with chenille, arosene, or 
narrow ribbon; (2) stitched by machine; (3) 
roll hemmed; (4) French hemmed; (5) formed 
into petals by run-stitching and whipping, as 
shown in Diag. XXXV.; (6) tucked (pinch or 
1'); (7) fringed; (8) flossed out (Diag. XXXVI.); 
(9) pinked; (io) caught in scallops with beads: 
(ii) turned in as a hem and lace edged; (12) 
turned in as a hem sand sewn to a separate fold 
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