A Textbook of Model Millinery
A Textbook of Model Millinery
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This antique book contains a detailed guide to the designing and making of hats. This text was written for those who need a guide in technique when preparing for an examination, such as those of the City and Guilds of London Institute as well as for those interested in the trade as a whole. Covering most of the basic technique in an accessible… (more)

This antique book contains a detailed guide to the designing and making of hats. This text was written for those who need a guide in technique when preparing for an examination, such as those of the City and Guilds of London Institute as well as for those interested in the trade as a whole. Covering most of the basic technique in an accessible and comprehensive fashion, this book is a great resource for beginners and students of the craft, and constitutes a great addition to any collection of millinery-based literature. Chapters contained herein include: Making a Hat; Equipment and Tools, Stitches, Sewing Cottons, and Wires; Esparterie Work, including Shape-Making; Materials, including the Grain of Material, Covering Materials, Draping Materials, Making Patterns, Sectional Works, Copying; Felt; Straw, including Braids, Pedal, Hoods; and many more. This text has been elected for modern republication due to its educational value and is proudly republished here with a new introduction to the subject.

 

Publisher: Kimball Press (March 22, 2021)

Page count: 114 pages

File size: 5 MB

Protection: Drm+lcp

Language: English

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