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Antique Flapper Era One Hour Frock Dress Making HC 1924 Dakota Prairie Treasures Dako
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The One Hour Dress: w ith 17 New Designs for 1924!

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published - 1924!

 

Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original ''The One Hour Dress: With 17 New Designs for 1924'' with NO RESERVE!'' We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful vintage Flapper Era Frock Making reference for your reenactment or personal recreation sewing pleasures!

This item has clear, concise directions to make a completed Flapper Era Frock in 1 hour or less! (Original is not for sale) 

 

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to read a pattern's instructions while your hands are full of your in progress project. As an avid needleworker myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. I bet you'll love it too!

 

 This would be a great reference item for those interested in Flapper era reenactment groups, stage and theatre costumers, historical clothing students, fabric artists and more! I hardly know where to begin!

This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques and inspiration for the creative dress seamstress and fabric artists out there who recreate the clothing for women, misses' and girls from the Flapper Era. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from an earlier America culture!

 

An Excerpt:

''This is to certify that on Wednesday, July 25th, during the second National Merchandise Fair, Miss Lenore McCormack, of the staff of the Woman's Institute, made the One Hour Dress in a public demonstration, at booth Nol 97, in thirty-four minutes, using Everfast Crepeweve, and on Thursday, August 2nd, she made the One Hour Dress as an evening gown, of Satin Back Metallic Cloth, in forty-four minutes.''

 

Excerpt 2:

''A smart, up-to-the-minute dress cut out, completely made, all ready to put on within an hour! You may receive a ''phone call at one o'clock inviting you to a little impromptu gathering of friends at three, and you can go, if you wish, wearing a dainty new frock make in the time you would ordinarily spend wondering what to wear. Such is the delight you can find in making your own clothes now that it is easily possible to make an attractive, becoming dress in an hour.

And you can have as many ''One Hour Dresses'' as your heart desires -- in infinite variety, for the ''One Hour Dress'' is not a style of dress, it is a method of making.  It is a new and simple plan by which the dress you select from the many designs in this book can actually be cut out, put together, finished all complete in sixty minutes. And you can create other ''One Hour Dresses'' for yourself, because different combinations of colors and materials, different finishes and touches of decoration will enable you to have just the dress that appeals to your taste and have it quickly and at little cost.''

 

CONTENTS

Making a Dress in a Hour

By Mary Brooks Picken

Step One - Take Your Measurements

Step Two - Divide the Material

Materials Required

Step Three - Cut Out the Belt and Skirt

Step Four - Cut Out the Blouse

Shaping the Neck

Shaping the Sleeves

Step Five - Bind Neck and Sleeves

Binding the Sleeves

Binding the Neck

Step Six - Join the Blouse and Skirt

Step Seven - Complete the Skirt

Step Eight - Complete the Blouse

Step Nine - Make the Belt

Make Tailored Bow for Belt

Step Ten - Finish the Dress

Variations of the One Hour Dress

Other Variations Shown in This Book

Learn at Home to Make Attractive Becoming Clothes

Women's Institute New Course in Dressmaking and Designing

 

What a historically educational and delightful needlecraft art instructional piece this is!

 

The ladies of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous work and now you can too! These are beautiful items and sure to delight you and yours! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience needleworker will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The antique and vintage thread, fabrics, trimmings, etc., can be found on Atomic Mall quite readily. You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, of course, you can utilize contemporary tools and materials found at a near by fabric, craft or hobby store…

The Spiral Bound Book Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of handicraft expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating antique needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!

You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come. This information has been scanned at a high resolution and electronically revamped to provide you with the very best hardcopy reproduction. Unlike other reproduction sellers this is NOT a cheap, grainy photocopy! Our Spiral Bound Republication™ has so many more advantages over the original book.

 

What are the benefits of our antique book Spiral Bound Book Republications™

* Our products are produced with front and back covers of heavy stock paper.

* Our products are made using the latest LaserJet printing technology meaning the ink will not smear like inferior photocopy or inkjet products do.

* Our spiral binding allows your book to lie flat during use for ease of viewing while working on your needlework projects.

* Our products do not cost a small fortune for you to obtain and enjoy.

* Every image and every page has been scanned to produce crystal clear images and you never have to deal with any crumbling old paper!

* These scans are enlarged to full-page dimensions for ease of viewing!

* You can gift these wonderful Victorian, Edwardian pattern book finds with family and friends!

 

Curious about the quality of this item Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! You will appreciate the attention we have taken in providing you with a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that will be use for many years to come...

 

Check out  Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions for many other unique needlework CD & Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!

 

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