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Practical Home Millinery
Originally published 1912!
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Up for your consideration is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication? of our original Woman's Institute Lesson Book on Flapper Era ''Practical Home Millinery,'' with more detailed instructions and guides for making womens', childrens' and infants' hats and bonnets! In my humble opinion there is no time limit for these lovely items. :) Originally published 1912! (Original is NOT for sale)
The contents goes into great detail regarding creating austere and dignified headdresses for woman of the Gibson and pre- Titanic Eras. Many, many wonderfully detailed instruction & images on hat and bonnet making from materials and tools used to covering your handmade wire and buckram hat frames with fabric, straw braids, etc!
This Dakota Prairie Treasures CD Republication? contains 108 pages (24 illustration plates) with instructions on pattern making and construction techniques for hats, bonnets, and veils from start to finish - from taking the three imperitive measurements to make perfect fitting custom made head gear to finishing your creative endeavours with the appropriate feathers, bows and floral trims. This is not a ''retyped text'' but cleaned and redigitized scans of our original antique book.
Included are 41 chapters such as:
Children's millinery, widows veils, confirmation and bridal veils, working with different materials, how to clean trim, how to curl feathers, silk flower making and much more!
'' ...a methodical arrangement of the principles governing the Art of Millinery. There are many such principles that never change, whatever alterations of style, etc., fashion decrees, so the forthcoming information will, I hope, encourage even the unlikely worker to produce, with practice, the most artistic creations''.
''One more argument in favor of the subject of millinery, What satisfaction is greater than that of finding oneself able to copy an expensive model at one-third the cost of the original ''
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Lots of pretty and functional headgear frame ideas to prompt your millinery muse! Alteration options, suggestions and instructions included!
Just in time for Summer and Fall Hats!
Very Gibson Girls' and Titanic Era grace and style!
This item is a great resource for those who are Victorian and Edwardian historical reenactment, living history enthusiasts, opera, stage and theatre costumers, students of historical clothing, fiber and textile arts, etc!
What a lovely way to show your love for the ever tasteful chapeaus of that genteel era, either for yourself or as gifts, that will amaze and please the receiver!
CUTTING PATTERNS : CUTTING A HAT SHAPE BY FOLDING PAPER
Cutting Pattern for Brim ? To Cut the Crowns ? For Obtaining Tip ? Crown with Little Slope?Another Method of Cutting a Head- or Side-band?Round or Moulded Crown?High Moulded Crown?For Oval Brims and Crowns.
TO COPY BY MEASUREMENT
Measurements for Hats?Measurements for Bonnets?Bonnet Pattern, taken in Paper or Leno; for Buckram or stiff Net ? To take a Pattern of a Hat in Paper.
BUCKRAM AND ESPATRA SHAPES
Laying out the Pattern?Fixing Pattern Together?Crown Separate from Brim?Making Crown?For Curved Brims and Crowns?For Rolled Brims?Espatra Rolled Brim.
COVERING A BUCKRAM OR ESPATRA SHAPE
Cutting out the Velvet?Fitting and Fixing Velvet?Crown?Fixing the Side-band ?For Round Crown.
HEAD LININGS FOR HATS AND BONNETS
Head Linings for Hats?Head Linings for Bonnets.
Oval Bandeau?Straight Bandeau?Back Bandeau?Round Bandeau ? Shaped Bandeau
Tied Bow?Butterfly Bow?Alsatian Bow?Wiring Ribbon for Bows? Another Method of Wiring a Bow?Silk Bows.
To Make a Rosette on a Foundation?Crossway Silk Rosette?A Cross-way Silk Rosette on a Foundation?A Velvet Rosette?Rosettes of Gathered Ribbon?Baby Ribbon Rosette?Chiffon, Tulle or Net Rosettes?Pleated Ribbon Rosette?Petal Rosette?Ribbon Rosette.
To Practise Cutting, Nipping and Tying?To Cut the Wire?To Nip one Wire over Another?To Tie one over Another?To Nip one Wire over Another?There are Two Ways in Making a Shape? Points to be Remembered.
MAKING A WIRE SHAPE
Method of Working?Points to Remember?For a Large Crown?A Turned-up Edge?Mushroom Brim?To Copy a Shape.
MAKING A WIRE BONNET
A HAT SHAPE IN STIFF NET
Hat Shape in Stiff Net?Round Crown of Net without Wires?A Soft Toque or Motor Bonnet.
The Different Methods Adopted for Straw Working are:?Method 1 ? Straw Worked over a Wire Shape ? A Round Crown?Brim? Method 2?Crown?Brim?Method 3?Method 4?The Principles of Straw Working without a Wire Shape?Makes of Straw.
STITCHES USED IN MILLINERY
To CUT MATERIAL ON THE BIAS OR CROSS
Crape?Cutting Crape on the Cross?Rouleau of Crape?Crape Piping or Roll?Crossway Folds for Hat or Bonnet?Mourning Hats and Bonnets.
A Lisse Veil?Box Pleated Veil?A Crape Veil?Lisse Veil with Crape Border and Rouleaux ? To Stitch on Trimmings?Bows?Flowers? Feathers?Ornaments such as Buckles, etc.?Ruchings?Wings and Quills?Lace and Draperies?Rouleaux.
LININGS FOR HAT BRIMS
A Tucked Chiffon or Tulle Underlining ?A Gathered Tucked Brim-Hat Lined with Bias Folds in Chiffon or Silk?A Lace Brim?Brim with Velvet Folds?To Bind a Hat?Another Method for a Velvet Bind.
To Make a Lace Crown?To Make a Lace Wing or Quill?Wiring Lace for a Fan?Lace or Net Ruchings?To Wire Lace for Bow?Lace Rosette?Matinee Cap of Lace?Lady's Cap Foundation.
CONFIRMATION AND BRIDAL VEILS
SILK FLOWER MAKING
Rose?Leaf?Another Method ?Sweet Pea?Apple?Parma Violets ? Single Violets?Daisy or Marguerite?Mounting Flowers.
To Take the Measurements of a Child's Head for a Bonnet?To Take the Head-size for a Hat?Children's and Infants' Bonnets?Materials Used for Foundations?Head Linings?Materials?Trimmings.
To Cut a Pattern of a Girl's First Bonnet?Measurements Required? Method for Making Bonnet?Materials.
Baby Boy's First Hat?Materials?Method of Making?Another Style.
Child's Puritan or Dutch Bonnet Shape for Buckram?Front of Bonnet Pattern?Back of Bonnet?To Cut out the Coronet ? Method of Making Buckram and Net Shape and Covering?Materials?Method of Making Shape?Method of Covering?Another Style of Dutch Bonnet.
Child's Liberty Hat?Cutting and Preparing Silk for Brim?Head Lining ?Trimming?To Prepare Silk when the Brim is Narrower at the Back?Cloth or Linen Hat?Cloth Hat.
RENOVATION OF HATS
Straw Hats?To Freshen a Black Chip?To Renovate a Black Straw Hat ?To Use Varnish?To Clean a White Straw or Chip?Leghorn Hats or Panamas?To Make Black a White Straw?Brown Straw?Blue Straw?To Clean Felt Hats?For Black or Dark-Coloured Felts-White Felt?Light Brown Felt- Grey Felt.
To Clean Black Lace?Method 1?Method 2?Method 3?Method 4? Method 5?To Wash White Lace?Method 1?Method 2?For Lace Yellow with Age?To Clean Lace without Washing?Dry Cleaning : Butter Colour or Ecru?To Clean Gold Lace?To Clean Silver Trim-mings?To Renovate Crape.
To Renovate Black Corded and Satin Ribbons?To Renovate Silk Ribbons?To Clean Ribbon?To Renovate Velvet Ribbons?How to Wash Silk (Coloured)?How to Wash White Silk?Chiffon?Velvet ?To Freshen Black Velvet or Velveteen? Velveteen?To Clean Fur ?Another Method of Cleaning Furs?On the Care of Millinery ?To Clean Black Beaver Hats.
ON BLENDING COLOURS
ON WEARING SUITABLE COLOURS.
Black ? White ? Violet ? Blue?Yellow?Green?Red and Orange? Purple?Brown?Fawn?Grey.
On Wearing a Becoming Hat?A Long Face?A Round Face?Wearing a Straw Hat at the Right Angle?On Wearing Veils.
Steaming?Shaping?Curling?To Make the Pass.
STANDARD MATERIALS USED FOR MILLINERY FOUNDATIONS
MATERIALS USED FOR TRIMMING PURPOSES
TERMS USED IN MILLINERY
HINTS TO BE BORNE IN MIND BY THOSE PREPARING FOR EXAMINATION
A COURSE OF TWENTY LESSONS IN MILLINERY
I. CUTTING HAT PATTERNS FROM FOLDING PAPER
II. CUTTING PATTERNS OF CROWNS
III.CUTTING BRIMS IN ALL STYLES
IV.CUTTING SHAPE IN ESPATRA OR BUCKRAM
V.MAKING BUCKRAM OR ESPATRA SHAPES
VI. COVERING SHAPE WITH VELVET
VII. HEAD LININGS
XI. WIRE SHAPE-MAKING
XIII. STITCHES USED IN MILLINERY
XVIII. CONFIRMATION AND BRIDAL VEILS
XIX. MAKING SILK FLOWERS
XX. MAKING RIBBON FLOWERS
XXI. CHILDREN'S MILLINERY
XXII. BABY BOY'S FIRST HAT
XXIII. GIRL'S LIBERTY HAT
XXIV. STITCHED CLOTH HAT
This item's information is representative of the types of needlework expertise of earlier feminine American culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment making the antique millinery and needlework items for yourself or others dear to your heart just the way your great-grandmothers did!
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 wire, 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.
The CD 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 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!
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