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Millinery Book Hat Making Make Flapper Hats Patty 1925
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Hats and How to Make Them

By Virginia C. Patty

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally Published in 1925!

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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 UNABRIDGED Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of our original ''Hats and How to Make Them'' with NO RESERVE!'' We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful antique millinery reference for your reenactment, boutique sales or personal recreation sewing pleasures!

This HISTORIC item has 125 line drawings and photos regarding the manufacturing of the most deliciously feminine FLAPPER ERA HATS & chapeaux in its 213 pages! It includes instructions for all the necessary steps and needle working techniques to make lovely hats for all seasons! It includes a rich HISTORICAL section on making your own patterns using graphed paper and/or other methods.(Original is NOT for sale)

This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques and inspiration for the creative millinery and fabric artists out there who recreate the hats and headdresses from the early 1900's. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from early America and European cultures!

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 item is a great resource for those who are Flapper and Depression era historical reenactment enthusiasts, opera, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical millinery, clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!

An excerpt:

''The material presented here on the choice and the making of hats has been accumulated during many years of teaching and shop practice. All methods given are those which have proved successful. Throughout the book emphasis is placed upon the need for studying the mode and adapting it to the individual. Repeated suggestions are made for modification of the hats and trimmings herein described.''

CONTENTS

The Preface

Part I. CHARACTER IN A HAT

Chapter I. The Choice of A Hat

Selection Often Difficult - Test of a Becoming Hat - Color and Texture

Part II. PAPER PATTERNS

Chapter II. How to Make Paper Patterns

Brim Copying - Brim Designing - Paper Brim Construction - Crown Designing - Paper Crown Construction

Part III. EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS

Chapter III. Equipment

Chapter IV. Materials for Construction

Braids - Fabrics - Furs

Part IV. MAKING THE HAT

Chapter V. Molded Frames

Materials - Placing Pattern on Willow - Headsize - Shaping Brim - Molding Brims without Patterns - Crowns

Chapter VI. Wire Frames

Materials - Measurements - Construction - Headsize Wire - Support or Spoke Wires _Sailor Frame - Mushroom or Drooping Brim - Upturning or Rolling Brim - Upturning Brim with Slash on Side - Mold for Irregular Shape - Covering Frame - Molding Willow over Wire - Molding over Paper - Wire Crown Molds and Frames

Chapter VII. Estimating Materials for Hat Coverings

Measuring for Brims - Measuring for Crowns - Covering Frame - Covering Irregular Shapes

Chapter VIII. Covering Crowns

Sewing Braids - Preparation of Braids - Frames for Braids - Covering Brim - Making Crowns - Sewing Braids over Wire Mold - Removing Brim from Mold

Chapter X. Stitches and Processes Used in Construction of Hats

Chapter XI. Edge Finishes and Bindings

Bias Folds - Flat Folds - French or Milliner's Fold - Bias Fold on Edge of Brim - Fold on Edge of Brim - Fold on Edge of Brim without a Wire - Fold Made before Attaching - Narrow Ribbon or Braid Binding on Edge - Narrow Bindings of Silk or Organdy - Combination of Brim Covering and Binding - Plain Bias Fold Extending beyond Edge of Brim - Plain Edge - Shirred Edges, Three - Sectional Facings - Cord Finishing

Chapter XII. Types of Hats and Their Construction

Making the Sports Hat - Soft Hat of Bias Folds - Bias Folds with Running Stitch for Decorating - Bias Folds Decorated with Narrow Hemp Braid and Running Stitches - Crown of Bias Folds - Hats Made from Strips of Silk or Ribbon with Cord Edge - Crown with a Wire Cord - Underfacing of Radiating Strips with a Cord Edge - Ribbon Hats, Three - Making Brim with Cords - Shirred Hat of Silk - Silk Hat Stitched or Hemstitched - Tucked Brim - Halo Brims, Two - Child's Stitched Hat - Tam-p'-Shanters, Eight

PART V. TRIMMING THE HAT

Chapter XIII. Handmade Trimmings

Bows - Rosette - Ribbon Cockade with Variations - Cord Trimmings - Novelty Trimmings - Flowers and Fruit

Chapter XIV. Decorative Stitches and Processes

Chapter XV. Feathers

Laws Governing Use of Feathers - Kinds

Chapter XVI. Hat Linings

Directions for Making

PART VI. RENOVATION AND CARE OF HAT

Chapter XVII. Renovation and Care

Handling the Hat - General Upkeep or Care - Freshening Straw Hats - Reshaping Frames - Varying the Style of Crown - Renovating Materials

PART VII. HISTORICAL

Chapter XVIII. The Story of the Hat

Men's Hats - Women's Hats - Significance of Headdress

Glossary

References

The Index

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Shepherdess - Empress Eugenie - Frontispiece

1. Color chart

2. Measuring diameters of headsize

3. Two diameters of headsize

4. Cutting patterns

5. Pattern for brim

6. Cutting headsize (Method I)

7. Cutting headsize (Method 3)

8. Variations of brim (Method 3)

9. Straight-brim pattern

10. Drooping or upturning brim

11. Irregular-shaped brim

12. Cutting brim from material

13. Paper mold

14. Curved side band

15. Joining tip and side band

16. Sectional crown

17. Materials for frames

18. Tommy iron

19. Pliers

20. Wooden crown mold

21. Braids, types

22. Tagal plaque

23. Tascan, Swiss hair, and visca

24. Comparison of inches and lignes

25. Wiring headsize

26. Bracing headsize

27. Binding edge of brim

28. Free-hand molding

29. Crown mold (buckram wired)

30. Molding crown of crinoline

31. Band with stiff tip

32. Band with soft tip

33. Joining headsize wire

34. Attaching spoke wires to headsize wires

35. Wire frame, slashed

36. Wire frame prepared for molding

37. Molding willow over wire frame

38. Willow frame removed from mold

39. Molding over paper frame

40. Construction of wire crown

41. Wire crown, mold

42. Stretching material on frame

43. Finishing edge of brim

44. Covering tip

45. Joining side band and tip

46. Plain side band and full and plain tip

47. Molding braid brim over wire frame

49. Backstitch

50. Catch stitch

51. Catstitch

52. Simulated fold

53. Slip stitch

54. Tie tack

55. Wire stitch

56. Cutting bias

57. Joining bias fold

58. Flat fold

59. Milliner's fold

60. Bias fold extending from brim

61. Covering top of brim

62. Sectional facing

63. Covering cord

64. Covering cord, wire inside

65. Brim of bias folds and braid

66. Crown of bias folds

67. Brim made with ribbon and yarn

68. Shirred hat

69. Stitched or hemstitched brim

70. Tam

71. Ribbon bows

72. Frames for bows

73. Ribbon bows

74. Plaiting on wired foundation

75. Ribbon cockades

76. Methods 1 and 2 for making cockade

77. Method 3 for making cockade

78. Variations of ribbon cockade and tailored bow

79. Pattern for large flowers

80. Novelty trimmings

81. Making velvet flowers

82. Making silk flowers

83. Futurist rose, process

84. Futurist rose, finished

85. Poppy pattern

86. Poppy, center

87. Detail for daisy petal

88. Tailored rose

89. Bell flower, stamens

90. Bell flower

91 Leaf and bud for bell flower

92. Bud and tendril

93. Georgette petals

94. Wire frame for petals

95. Organdy flower

96. Yarn flower No. 1

97. Yarn flower No. 2

98. Yarn trimmings

99. Straw trimmings

100. Quill foundation

101. Blanket stitch

102. Chain stitch

103. Couching stitch

104. Cross-stitch

105. Darning stitch

106. French knots

107. Knot stitch

108. Lazy-daisy stitch

109. Leaf stitch

110. Outline stitch

111. Satin stitch

112. Seed stitch

113. Pegasus

114. Francis I

115. Charles XIII of France

116. The Slouched Hat

117. Napoleon

118. Puritan hat

119. Egyptian headdress

120. Hennin

121. Anne of Brittany

122. Mary, Queen of Scots

123. Eighteenth-century headdress

124. Pole bonnet

125. Dutch cap

What a historically educational and delightful 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, hat blocks, ribbons, flowers, feathers, 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 nearby fabric, craft or hobby store…

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 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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