This is a Quality Revised PDF Format of Original 1924 book published by: The Woman’s Institute. “The book states: The “One Hour Dress” was Created by, Mary Brooks Picken, Director of Instruction of the Woman’s Institute Of Domestic Arts & Sciences
Mrs. Picken created the “One Hour Dress” especially to demonstrate how easily you can make attractive Clothes when you have proper instructions.
The directions in this book are just an example of the amazingly simple methods used in the Woman’s Institute NEW Course in Dressmaking and Designing.”
17 Designs with Detailed Instructions for Making.
THE ONE-PIECE ONE HOUR DRESS Taking Your Measurements Preparing the Material Cutting the Dress Making the Dress Cutting & Applying Long Sleeves Slenderizing One-Piece Dress
THE TWO-PIECE ONE HOUR DRESS Measurements and Width of Materials Dividing the Material Cutting Out the Blouse Proportioning the Skirt Making the Blouse Making the Skirt Joining the Skirt and Blouse Making the Pocket & Belt Variations of the Two-Piece Dress