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Antique Flapper Frock Dress Making Instruction CD 1927! Dakota Prairie Treasures Dako
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How to Make Dresses!


Originally Published 1927!


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This is another Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication™ c ontaining the antique, Flapper Era ''How to Make Dresses: The Modern Singer Way!'' Originally published in 1927! It includes many many sewing instructionos for your AUTHENTIC FLAPPER ERA frock, dress, coat, skirt and blouse stitching pleasure!

Contains complete and very detailed instructions with illustrations used for making Flapper Era Style clothing! There are scores of lovely illustrations demonstrating the construction and embellishment techniques through 1927. Scarce and intriguingly useful sewing and seamstress information jam-packed in these pages just waiting for your creative muse and expert touch!


An Excerpt:

''Every woman can be fashionably and becomingly dressed if she is alert to the sources of style information. The fashion magazines, the shop windows, advertisements of smart ready to wear, photos of what smart women are wearing and clothes you see worn by well dressed women, all can be drawn upon for ideas for your own wardrobe...''



Dressmaking Equipment

Sewing Machine

Dress Form



Sewing Needles

Tailor's Chaulk



Six-inch Ruler

Ironing Board & Iron

Velvet or Needle Press Board

Notions Storage Unit

Instruction and Fashion Books

Machine Made Seams

Plain Seam #1

Plain Seam #2

Plain Blended Seam

Welt Seam

Double Stitched Welt Seam

Tuck or Open Welt

Flat Felled Seam

French Seam

Hemmed Seam

Plain Seam

Inside Strap Seam

Stitching Fabrics

Stitching Silk Fabrics

Stitching Lace, Chiffon and Georgette

Stitching Metallics

Stitching Fur and Pile Fabrics

Stitching Wool Fabrics

To Remove Sewing Machine Basting

To Press Seams Open

Style and Fabric Selection

Your Type

Clothes' Becomingness

Extimating Material Requirements

Handling Fabrics

Using Patterns

Selecting and Altering Patterns

For the Slight Mature Figure

For the Small, Well Developed Figure

For the Stooped Figure with Round Back

For the Figure with Prominent Abdomen

For the Figure with Full Back at Neck and Hips

For the Figure with High, Full Bust and Slender Hip

For the Figure with Large Arms

For the Figure with High Shoulders

For the Full Figure with Narrow Shoulders

For the Figure with Long or Short Arms

To Lengthen a Pattern

To Shorten a Pattern

Larger Hips than Bust

Erect Figure, High Bust

Round Shoulders

Narrow Shoulders

Prominent Abdomen

Sleeve Alterations

Cutting Out a Dress

Assembling a One Piece Dress

Fitting the Dress

Stitching Darts

Finishing Darts

Putting the Sleeves In

Finishing a One Piece Dress

Variations for a One Piece Dress

Side Seam Plaits

Applying Patch Pockets

Applying Cuffs

Turning and Finishing Hems

Finishing Hems

Plain Hem

Slipstiched Hem

Circular Hem

Plait Hem

Narrow Hem

Finishing Edges

Machine Hemstitching or Picoting

Machine Binding

Double Fold Binding

Tuck Binding

Hand Felled Binding

Bound Edges

Applied Center Stitch Binding

Center Stitched Binding

Machine Fold Binding

Neck and Front Finishes

Revere Neck Line

Faced Revere

Open Revere

Right Side Revere

Square Neck

V Neck

Slashed Square Neck

Ribbon Bound Finish

Bound Collar and Opening


Cording a Seam

Corded Neck Edge

Shirring and Ruffling



Collars and Cuffs

Tailoring the Modern Way

Perfect Seaming and Stitching

A Straight Corner

A Bias Corner

Applied Mitered Band

A Stayed Corner

Pointed Trimming Band

Applied Trimmings and Finishes

Applied Buttonhole Band

How to Sew Buttons Correctly


Applied Fold

Applied Straps

Stitched Strap

Bias Straps or Bands

Applied Fold #2

Hemmed Bands

Mitered Bands

Making Pockets

Bound, Patch, Welt and Stand Pockets

Bound Buttonholes

Fabric Bound Buttonholes

Binder Buttonholes

Binder Loops

Tube Loops

Belts and Ties

Two Belts

Stitched In Belt

A Pocket Belt

An Inseted Belt


Accordian Plaits

Inverted Plaits

Box Plaits

Knife Plaits

Narrow Plaiting

Steam Plaiting


Straight Tucking

Cross Tucking

Bias Tucking

Making a Two Piece Dress

Under-arm DArts

Waist Line Joining

Back Neck Tucks

Shirred Shoulders

Right Side Hem

Making a Party Dress

Making a Sleeveless Dress

Making a Coat

Inside Facing

Tailored Patch Pockets

Applied Cuffs

Front Facing

Lining and Hem Joined

Lining Joined to Facing

Cord Covered Loops

Style and Construction

Referencd Index

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Whew! A lot of stuff here... I am sure it will keep you busy a long, long time! Lots of fun, easy to follow instructions with remarkably attractive results! I just love this information and am sure you will, too! 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.

Pretty much everything you need to make the exquisitely delicate and useful needlework items presented but the fabric, needles, etc. However, these all can be readily found on Atomic Mall! You just have to hunt a little bit! :) Or, you can obtain the contemporary materials at your nearest fabric, craft or hobby store...


This information has been scanned onto CD-ROM using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download the latest FREE version of this software quickly at www.adobe.com . This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD Republication™of this resourceful book.

The text is viewed easily from your computer or you may choose to print each page as you read this amazing book on antique knitting needlework. Every page has been meticulously scanned, cleaned and burned to preserve this ANTIQUE book's information and patterns to CD-ROM! The format of this resource has so many more advantages than the original book.

What are the benefits of an antique book CD Republication™

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

* These scans are completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs! They are reformated in full-page sizing for better viewing of details, etc.!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at high resolution and is readily accessible using the downloadable Adobe Acrobat Reader software program. This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page, pages or the entire CD contents!

* Each time you want to use an image, a page or pages you can print it out. Every one will be as crisp and clear as the last!



* Each CD-ROM comes in a protective case!


Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! Scale it, edit it, print it to fit your needs and you are surely going to be quite pleased with the results! You will appreciate the attention taken in providing a TOP QUALITY PRODUCT that you will use for many years to come...


Payment: I prefer Paypal but also accept Bidpay, money orders or personal check.

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Copyright restrictions: All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication™ Products, designs & images are manufactured, copyrighted & owned by us (as is all listing text & photos). CD designs or images, or any part thereof, may NOT be reproduced, used in lessons or duplicated in any media format to be resold or ''shared'' (either individually, as a package, as machine embroidery products, etc.) without Dakota Prairie Treasures prior written consent. You are permitted to use our products' information for needlecraft items you make for yourself, as gifts, or for items you may produce to sell. However, the original designs & images remain the exclusive legal property of Dakota Prairie Treasures. Any & all violations will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Returns are allowed for replacement on CD products due to manufacturing defects only.

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USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction. Please visit out other auctions and store listings at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures for other items of similar interest! Thank you!

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Please visit out other auctions and store listings for other items of similar interest at http://stores.Atomic Mall.com/Dakota-Prairie-Treasures ! Thank you! USA customers: I prefer Paypal but also accept money order or personal check. International customers:payment is accepted via Paypal only. Buyer to contact me within 3 days of auction close. All payments must be received within 10 days following close of auction(s). Email address for Paypal payments will be included following the close of the auction.

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