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Dress Book Make Flapper Girls Misses Frock Making 1922
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Payment Shipping Additional Information Dress Book Make Flapper Girls Misses Frock Making 1922

Children and Misses' Garments

Flapper Era Clothes Making

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published - 1922!

Why Buy Just One?

Receive a 50% s/h discount on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment as invoiced!

Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original "Children and Misses' Garments by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences" 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 HISTORIC item has general directions regarding the design, materials used, etc., for the making of children's clothing. (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!

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This item is a great resource for those who are historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

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:

"Making clothes for children is one of the most pleasurable kinds of sewing. Not only are they usually simple of construction, but, if properly developed of suitable materials, they give joy and confidence to the wearer.

In this Instruction Book you learn to make the various garments that are required by children of all ages, with the exception of infants."


Outstanding Characteristics

Suitable Garments for Children

Length of Children's Dresses and Skirts

Guide to Correct Skirt Length

6 Months

1 Year

18 Months

2 to 6 Years

7 to 11 Years

12 to 14 Years

15 to 18 Years

Pockets In Children's Garments

Using Cast-off Clothes

Method of Procedure


Materials and Styles


Material and Pattern Requirements

Finishing the Seams

Securing the Buttons

Making the Buttonholes

Finishing the Underwaist


Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Drawers

Petticoats and Slips

Petticoat with Underwaist

Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Flounce

Finishing the Underwaist

One-piece Slip

Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Slip

Seam and Ruffle Finishing

Bedroom Garments



Material Requirements

Cutting and Making the Pajamas


Material for Bathrobes

Cutting Out Bathrobes

Making Bathrobes


Purpose, Styles, Patterns

Slip-over Apron

Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Apron

Mother-Goose Apron

Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Apron

Sacque, or Sleeve, Apron

Material and Pattern Requirements

Cutting Out the Material

Making the Apron

Finishing the Apron

Outer Garments for Children


Styles and Materials


Rompers for Girls

Material and Pattern Requirements

Cutting Out the Material

Rompers for Girls

Material and Pattern Requirements

Cutting out the Material

Making the Rompers

Completing the Rompers

Rompers for Boys

Material and Pattern Requirements

Making the Rompers

Dresses for Children

Styles and Materials

Bloomer Dress

Material Requirements

Making Bloomer Dress

French Dress

Material and Pattern Requirements

Tucking the Material

Cutting Out the Material

Hem Allowance in Children's Garments

Making the Dress

Empire Dress

Material and Pattern Requirements

Preparing the Ruffles and Puffing

Joining Yoke, Sleeve, and Skirt Portions

Finishing the Dress

Wraps for Children

Styles, Colors, Materials

Colors and Materials


Listing ID:  1146833

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