Design Your Own Clothes with THE DRESSMAKER A Complete Book on all matters Sewing and Dressmaking 140 Pages Printable Instant Download

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The Dressmaker

A Complete Book on all matters connected with Sewing and Dressmaking from the simplest stitches to the cutting, making, altering, mending and caring for the clothes.

If you have any interest in Dressmaking

then this is a good book to have in your collection.

The original edition of this Rare Book was printed in 1916

140 Pages

By The Butterick Publishing Company


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Altering Boys' Patterns SO
Altering Skirt Patterns 76
Altering Waist Patterns 71
Aprons 38
Arrowhead Tacks 22
Backstitch 4
Band Trimmings 30
Barred Buttonholes 13
Bar-Tacks 22
Bastings 3
Bias Bands 30
Blanket-Stitch 24
Blind Loops 15
Blood-Stains 13S
Bound Buttonholes 16
Buys' Suits 128
Bustle 107
Butterick Patterns 68
Buttonholes 13
Buttons Sewed on 15
Care of the Clothes 136
Chain-Stitch 23
Chemise Nightgown
Children's Clothes 52
Cleaning Laces 137
Cleaning Silks 137
Cleaning Velvet 137
Cleaning Woollen Goods 137
Coats and Jackets
Combination Garments 44
Combination Stitch 4
Cording 33
Cord Piping 31
Cord Seam 101
Corset Covers 44
Crow's-Foot Tack 23
Cutting Materials ii4
Darning .17
Drawers 4
Dresses, Unlined 07
Dressmaking Equipment 60
Dyeing 134
Embroidered Edge Facing
Embroidered Edge in Tuck 9
Embroidered Scallops 25
Embroidery Inserted 9
Equipment for Dressmaking 60
Eyelets 15
Fagot-Stitch 25
Feather-Stitch 24
Figured Materials 66
Flannel Petticoat 3S
Flat Fell Seam 5
Folds, Bias 30
French Knots 25
French Seam
French Tacks 109
Gatherings 8
Grease Spots 137
Gusset 7
Half-Backstitch 4
Hanging a Circular Skirt 117
Hanging a Skirt 117
Hems ii
Hemstitching 12
Infants' Clothes
Ink Spots
Inserting Embroidery
Inserting Lace 10
Inserting Ruffle in Hem 11
Iron Rust 138
Knots, French 25
Knots, Simple 3
Lace Inserted 10
Lapped Seams 103
Machine-Oil Stains 138
Maternity Dresses 98
Medallion Insets 82
Mitered Corners 7
Mitered Trimmings 11
Nightgowns 45
Norfolk Jacket, Boys' 131
Norfolk Jacket, Ladies' 126
Notches 70
Open Pocket 106
Overcasting 4
Overhanding 4
Paint Stains
Patching 19
Patch Pocket 104
Patterns 68
Perforations 69
Petticoats, Flannel .38
Petticoats, Lingerie 40
Piping 32
Plackets 34
Plaid Materials 64
Pockets 104
Pressing Clothes 61, 136
Remodeling 134
Rolled Hem 9, 32
Round-End Buttonhole 14
Ruffle Applied under Band 11
Ruffle Inserted in Hem 11
Ruffle Whipped On 9
Running Stitches 4
Russian Blouse Jacket, Boys' 130
Russian Blouse Jacket, Ladies' 126
Russian Dress, Child's 52
Sailor or Naval Suits 55
Scalloped Edge 25
Seams, Simple 5
Seams, Tailored 100
Shirring 26
Side Pockets 106
Skirts, Dress 109
Skirts, Foundation 107
Sleeve Board 61
Sleeve Form 62
Slot Seams 102
Smocking 27
Sponging Materials 67
Square Corners 7
Stockings, Darned 18
Stoting 21
Strap Seams 102
Tailored Seams 100
Tailor's Buttonholes 14
Tailor's Cushion 61
Tailor's Tacks 22
Tailor's Tissue 20
Tucks, Nun 112
Tucks, Simple 7
Underskirt, Flannel 38
Underskirt, Lingerie 40
Use of Butterick Patterns 68
Waists, Lined 88
Waists, Unlined SI
Welt Pockets 104
Welt Seams 101
Whipping on Trimming 9
Yoke, Hip 41


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Thank you, thank you!!! This is a treasure trove for all lovers of sewing and apparel. My best recommendations.
Oct 18, 2015 by Tove Petersen

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