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Basic Needlework Metric [Paperback]

W M Bull
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Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Abbreviations

Part I FOUNDATION METHODS

1. Introduction

2. Equipment and fabrics

3. The use and adaption of paper patterns

4. Placing patterns on fabric and cutting out

5. Marketing pattern lines and tacking up

6. Sewing machines

7. Arrangement of fullness

8. Seams

9. The finish of edges

10.   Openings

11.   Fastenings

12.   Stitches, plain and decorative

13.   Pressing

Charts

Part II CONSTRUCTING CLOTHES

14.   Collars and cuffs

15.   Sleeves

16.   Waist finishes

17.   Pockets and finishings

18.   Special dressmaking techniques

19.   Trousers

20.   Clothes for him

21.   Pattern design, cutting and fitting

22.   Block patterns to individual measures

Part III   PLANNING AND MAINTENANCE OF CLOTHES AND HOUSEHOLD ARTICLES

Fabric care labelling

23.   Planning clothes

24.   Maintenance of clothing and household articles

Index

Diagram of tools for the workbox and a sewing machine

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