Clarks Sewing Book 1924

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Clark's ONT Thread published this book in 1924. It is a sewing book for children's, girls' and young women's clothes. The cover of the booklet is worn and separated from rest of the pages, but the interior pages are fine - clean, no odors. There are 31 pages of sewing instructions.

Included are instructions for hand sewing, machine stitching, a child's romper, short cuts in finishing (drop seat closing, removable leg elastics, belt, neck binding, sewing on rickrack, binding a collar, unstitched hems, and buttonholes), sewing from straight pieces, ten ways of finishing a collar, blouses and shirts, trousers and knickerbockers, how to give a tailored look, coat making, fabric hats, hand work, what to wear and when to wear it (on shipboard, tramping, camping, motoring, evening, class room, tennis, golf, etc), what is your style, doing away with the homemade look, tailored traits, fine stitching, dainty undermuslins, hand work for a morning frock, cutting on the straight, sleeves, lower edges of skirts, dress side line, necks for dresses, blouse finishes, making a sports hat, and a touch of white.

The book is nicely illustrated with black and white line drawings.

A fascinating look at vintage sewing techniques!

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