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MILLINERY PROCESSES Hat Making Make Hats CD Book 1930!
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Millinery Processes by Carlotta M. Browne!

CD Republication™

Originally Published - 1930!


If you are the first to bid, using the buy-it-now option, you win! Don't wait, bid now!


Up for bid is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication™ of our original ''Millinery Processes'' originally published in 1930!

This HISTORIC item includes detailed instructions and needle working techniques to make the lovely hat styles of the Titanic Flapper eras and earlier! (Original is NOT for sale)


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

FYI: Many of our customer's favorite CD Republications™ are now becoming available in  Spiral Bound Pattern Book™ format! 

If you would prefer these antique instructions as a Spiral Bound Pattern Book™ instead of a CD Republication™ please email! We will list it for you ASAP and email you it's listing number to expedite your order!


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


This is certainly a fine source of historically valuable techniques & inspiration for the creative needlework, fabric & thread artists who desire to study and create with tried-and-true professional millinery making techniques! This is the perfect opportunity to purchase your own version of another wonderful arts & crafts instructional revealing our heritage from earlier America culture!


An excerpt:

''To the student...and to the home-maker...the aim has been to present the foundation work in millinery in as much detail as possible, so that every step in the making of different types of hats may be clear to the worker.''




Marking - Cutting - Sewing


Single-bias Binding for Covering Wire - Binding slip-stitched at Both Sides - Binding slip-stitching at One Side - Double-Bias Binding, - Ribbon Binding - Shirred Binding

Blocks and Blocking

Crown Blocks of Plaster of Paris and of Wood - Fabric Crown wired for Block - Wire Brim for Blocking - Blocking over a Cork Block - Blocking over a Wire-brim Block

Brim Coverings

Smooth-fitting - Bias - Bias Folds for Brim Covering


Construction of a Casing


Diagram of Color Chart - Importance of Color - Properties of Color - Points to be Remembered


Unfinished Edges - Finishing Cord - Corded Side Crown

Crown Coverings

Tailored, or Fitted - Soft Crown with Oval or Round Top - Shirred - Bias-strip - Sectional - Upright Sectional - Sectional with Corded Seams - Sections running from Side to Side - Side Crown with Scalloped Edge and Oval Top - Side Crown and Sectional Top in One Piece - Side Crown and Sectional Top Separate - Tams - One-Piece - Two-piece Circular - Beret - Circular Top with Fitted Under Crown - Six-section Flared - Fitted Under Crown in Two Parts

Edge Finishes

With Binding or Folding - Cord-edge Finish - Slip-stitch - Cording for Edge Finish

Fabric Frames

Materials Used - Alterations - Padding


Soft - Plain - Sectional


Fitted - Drooping - Millinery - Plain - Flanges

Flower and Fruit Ornaments

Flower Ornaments - Leaves - Fruit Ornaments - Felt Flowers and Fruit - Organdie Flowers


Cap - Strip - Sectional

Materials Used for Covering Hats

For Fall and Winter Hats - For Spring and Summer Hats - Velvet - Velveteen - Straw Braid - Horsehair Braid


Head Size - Crown - Brim


Free-hand Modeling - Brim made from Drafted Pattern


Copying - Drafting - Placing


Renovation and Care of Hats and Hat Materials

Cleaning and Bleaching Straw and Braid Hats - Felt Hats - Dyeing Hats - Renovating Hat Materials - Care of the Hat - Making the Hat Box

Ribbon Hats

Crown Top - Side Crown - Brim

Ribbon Trimmings

Tailored Bow - Simple Tied Bow - Cascade Ribbon Trimming


Selection of Hats

Principles of Design to be Considered - Hats for Definite Types - Influence of Trimmings - Children's Hats - Points to be Remembered

Stitches Used in Millinery

Slip-stitch - Long-and-short - Cord-edge - Running - Back - Lock - Catch - Tie Tack - Stab - Machine-stitching - Quilting - Tucking

Straw and Horsehair Braids

Use of Wire

Kinds of Wire - Construction of the Brim for the Transparent Hat - Wiring Fabric Frames - Use of Ribbon Wire

Working Equipment and Instructions

Millinery Equipment - General Rules - Common Terms



What a historically educational and delightful millinery fancy work art instructional piece this is! My original is even signed by the author. :)

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 fabrics, straws, wires, tools, hat blocks, 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 item  you will receive is representative of the types of needlework 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 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 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 hat making. 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!


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

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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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