Authentic Victorian Dressmaking
by Kristina Harris
This vintage how-to manual -- the first modern American sewing book --
provided turn-of-the-century seamstresses with clear instructions for
altering patterns, hand-sewing stitches, and creating shirt-blouses, skirts,
wedding and evening gowns, coats, maternity wear, undergarments, children's
clothing and other apparel. Also details lost arts like boning a bodice,
creating bust enhancers, more.
|Vintage guide offered turn-of-the-century
seamstresses clear instructions for altering patterns and creating
shirt-blouses, skirts, wedding gowns, coats, maternity wear, children's
clothing, and other apparel.