Vintage 1950's Sewing Book-Successful Dressmaking by Ellen and Marietta Resek-50's Fashion-Printed in Australia

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Vintage 1950's Sewing Book

Successful Dressmaking by Ellen and Marietta Resek
Hardcover book Printed in Australia for The Herald & Weekly Times

Contents include illustrated instructions for taking measurements, basic pattern drafting and adjusting patterns
Sewing techniques include stitches for hemming, tacking and finishing with
detailed instructions for pockets, sleeves, neck facings, trims, collars & cuffs
There are lots of detailed sketches in black and red ink throughout the book showing the various methods as well as some gorgeous retro black and white photos depicting the classic styling of the 1950's.
Please note there is only the one colour pic on the inside cover (See Photo 10)
Condition: In good condition with some yellowing to the pages and slight musty odour
A couple of pages have some water marks (See Photo 5) and there is minor wear to the corners of the cover
Also there is no dust jacket

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