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Antique VICTORIAN Millinery Hat Making CD Red 1900 #11!
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Millinery: Theoretical and Practical by C. Hill!

with Numerous Diagrams

CD Republication™

Originally Published - 1900!


*** Don't settle for cheap CD info products of inferior quality! Dakota Prairie Treasures specializes in state-of-the-art professional reproductions that have been digitally enhanced to provide you with the finest historical CD Republications™ available. ***


Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures UNABRIDGED CD Republication™ of the original ''Millinery: Theoretical and Practical'' with NO RESERVE!'' We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful vinage millinery reference for your reenactment or personal recreation sewing pleasures!

This HISTORIC item has 163 pages and scores of illustrations regarding the manufacturing of the turn-of-the-century feminine HATS & chapeaux! It includes history of millinery, general millinery instructions for all the necessary steps & needleworking techniques to make lovely hats for all seasons for women, girls and children. Plus it includes scaled millinery (draft) patterns & paper pattern-making instructions for making your own personalized millinery patterns. (Original is not for sale) 


All Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republications™ are viewable on Windows, Mac and Linux pc operating systems!

This item is a great resource for those who are SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism) members, historical reenactment enthusiasts, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!


 This would be a great reference item for those interested in SCA, reinactment groups, students, fabric artists, Red Hat Society members and more!

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 Victorian Era and earlier. This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful craft instructional revealing our heritage from early America and European cultures!



Part I.


Wireing Lace


Velvet Trimmings

Hemming Velvet

Straw Shapes



Part II.

Colour and Form in Regard to Clothing

Drafting Shapes

Drafting on Geometrical Principles

Toque Shapes

Making Shapes

Draping Crowns and Toques

Wire Shapes

Part III.

'Liberty,' or Drawn Silk Hats

Drawn Tulle Hats

Drawn Bonnets




To Clean Straws

Manufacture of Pailettes and Felt Hats

Dyeing Hats

Notes on Trimmings

How to Make a Bridal Veil


Sewing Trimmings to Wire Foundations

Widow's Mourning

Stitches Used in Millinery

Approximate Cost of Some Millinery Materials

Glossary of Terms Employed in Millinery

Identification of Materials

List of Illustrations


I. Bows

II.Wiring Lace; Lace Fans

III. Covering Bandeau; Making Velvet-fold

IV. Wiring Straw Shape

V. Pattern-taking

VI. Head-linings

VII. Cutting Paper Pattern for 'Flam' Hat

VIII. Cutting Paper Pattern for Wide-fronted Flat Shape

IX. Cutting Paper Pattern for Oval-brim Hat

X. Cutting Paper Pattern for 'Gainsboro' Hat

XI. Cutting Paper Pattern for 'Rolled-up' Hat

XII. Cutting Paper Pattern for 'Poke' Hat

XII. Cutting Paper Pattern for Ladies' Bonnet Shapes

XIVa. Cutting Paper Pattern for Child's Hood

XIV. Drafts of Various Hat-brims

XV. Method of Obtaining Sideband to Fit a Given Head-size and Tip

XVI. Crown with 'Dip'

XVII. Draft of 'Three-cornered' Hat

XVIII. Draft of 'Cherry Ripe' Hat

XIX. Drafts of a Toque Shape

XX. Toque Shapes

XXI. Flat Draft of a Turban Toque

XXII. Flat Pattern of Boy's Tam o'Shanter

XXIII. Flat Pattern of Baby Boy's Tam o'Shanter

XXIV. Children's Puriatan and Dutch Bonnet Shapes

XXV. Flat Draft of a 'Granny' Bonnet

XXVI. Flat Draft of a 'Victorian' Bonnet

XXVII. Shapes Suitable for Wide Heads

XXVIII. Placing Parts of Pattern on Buckram

XXIX. The Posistion the Hands Should Occupy When Making a Shape

XXX. A Beefeater Crown and a Bevelled Brim Boat

XXXI. The Position the Parts of Pattern Should Occupy on Velvet

XXXII. How to Make a Velvet-covered Hat

XXXIII. A Draped Toque

XXXIV. Corners as Bonnet Crowns

XXXV. Wire Shapes

XXXVI. Cased Silk for 'Liberty' Hat-brim

XXXVII. Crown and Brim for 'Liberty' Hat

XXXVIII. The Different Sections of a Lady's Drawn Hat

XXXIX. Drawn Bonnets

XL. Straw-working

XLI. Bandeau Headdress

XLII. Old Lady's Cap

XLIII. Stitches Used in Millinery


What a historically educational and delightful millinery 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, 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 near by fabric, craft or hobby store…


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 into a CD-ROM Reproduction™ using the Adobe Acrobat Reader PDF format. You may download a FREE version of the Adobe software program at www.adobe.com .

This is NOT a copy of another CD-ROM. You will receive an ORIGINAL CD of this historic and 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 embroidery. 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 Dakota Prairie Treasures' Antique Book CD Republications™

* 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 completely sizable. You can enlarge and print according to your visual needs!

* Each page is saved in PDF format at a high dsi and is readily accessible using Adobe Acrobat (or other pdf reading software programs). This program is very user friendly and allows you to print any one specific page or the entire book!

* 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!

* If you spill your coffee, tea or soda on a page you just print yourself another!

* You can put all of your notes or musings on your printouts and save them in a folder for future referencing!

*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...


Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current auctions and store listings for many other unique needlework CD Republications™ for the creative muse in 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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