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Flapper MILLINERY Lessons LOEWEN Hat Making Design 1925
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Spiral Bound Book Republication™

By Jane Loewen

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 Spiral Bound Book Republication™ of the original ''Millinery'' by Jane Lowen, originally published in 1925, with NO RESERVE! We scanned and reformatted a scare original and are pleased to offer you this wonderful antique millinery reference for your reenactment or recreation sewing pleasures!

This Spiral Bound Book Republication™ has scores and scores of line drawings and numerous photos of the most deliciously feminine chapeaux in its 220+ pages! It includes general instructions for making the many hats displayed in the listing collage using a variety of needle working techniques. I hardly know where to begin! (Original is NOT for sale)


Unlike other book reproduction products all Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republications™ lie flat for ease of use & reading! A great advantage when you are working & can't afford to loose that page especially when your work space is a bit too crowded! We all know what those situations are like. When you feel you need 3 or 4 hands to get the work done! So why not provide yourself with the best for less Furthermore, these can be placed with only one page up providing more open work space for you to work on your newest creation! :) 


Our customers say:

 ''Received today in spectacular shape.''

 ''Carefully packed and shipped Lovely item can't wait to put it to use! Thank You.''


This is certainly a huge source of historically valuable 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!

This item would be great for millinery students, recreationists, historical reenactment members and Red Hat Society members!



Chapter I. Wire Frames

Uses of wire frames -Mathematical side of frame making - Process of constructing a wire frame for a hat - Dimensions for standard hats - Question


Molded or pressed frames - Hand-molded frames - Bias dry-molded frames - Questions


Classification of frames made from patterns - Comparison of processes in making unrolled and rolled brims - Cutting the frame - Wiring frame - Binding a frame - Covering frame with interlining - Questions


Frame foundations used for crowns - Kinds of crowns - Out-line of kinds of crowns and their appropriate brims - How to determine kinds of crowns suitable to individual types of faces - Questions


Materials used - Questions


Cutting a true bias - Cutting a long bias - Table of bias measures - Rules for measuring material for a bias that is to be stretched - Correct shading for velvet and soleil - Measuring a frame for the correct amount of material - Accuracy in cutting, a large factor in cost saving - Methods used for cutting maline - Cutting bias binding from frame and crown edges - Questions


Fall materials and fabrics - Classified construction of fabric hats for fall and winter - Questions


Kinds - Manner of sewing - Questions


Kinds - Preparing the frame - Edge finishes - Appropriate trimmings - Questions


Matrons' turbans - Harem turbans - Draped tams - Section hats - Questions


Severe, factory-tailored hats - Semitailored hats - Kinds of tailored trimmings - Questions


Trimmings for which the hat is a background - Trimming which is part of the design - Questions


Cleaning - Remodeling - Questions


Purpose of color in adorning the person - Color versus temperament - Chart of color combinations suitable to various types - Questions


Fundamental principles of line - Principles of line as applied to the individual - Questions


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 needle worker 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 and reformatted into another Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Book Republication historical gem!


Curious about the quality of these scans Please contact me and I will forward an image for your own personal inspection! 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 for many other unique needlework CD and Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative needle working pleasure!


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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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