By Frances Blondin
1946 variation, which covers a variety of topics:
1. OFF TO A FLYING START
Essential stitching apparatus – the right way to use a stitching computer – find out how to make a pinafore, a tradition piece for primary steps in stitching, together with finishes and methods compatible for cotton fabrics.
2. SEWA instantly SEAM
Directions for making basic and engaging issues for the house principally from directly items: pot holders, aprons, tablecloths, luncheon units, desk scarves, cocktail napkins, bridge cloths, bedspreads, dressing desk covers, cloth wardrobe covers, closet accessories.
3. WINDOW DRESSING
How to make glass curtains: instantly curtains, sash cur¬tains, university or Dutch curtains, casement curtains. ruffled curtains – instructions for making draperies and valances: French headings, valance boards.
4. vibrant within STORY
Easy-to-follow directions for making slip covers measur¬ing, estimating yardage, becoming, completing, trimming.
5. BAG OF TRICKS
Accessories to make collars, dickeys, luggage, hat, night skirt, shawl, mittens, espadrilles.
6. development FOR SUCCESS
Selection of development and upholstery – clarification of a com¬mercial development – Alteration of styles – Culling out a pattern.
7. at the MAKE
General strategy in creating a garment – Steps in creating a skirt, shirt, gown – stitching information: basting, darts, pleats, gathers, seams, necklines, closings, wallet, placket s, sleeves, belts, hems – urgent – Fitting.
8. THE TAILOR’S APPRENTICE
Tailor's tips in slicing, making and lining adapted clothes.
9. REPEAT PERFORMANCE
General suggestions for make-overs – feedback for restyling women's garments – scaling down adult's garments to make children’s and women's garments – creating a man's swimsuit right into a woman's suit.
10. STORK SET
Baby outfits lo make – presents for brand spanking new mom and baby.
11. FLOSSY TOUCHES
Basic embroidery stitches – easy border designs made up of uncomplicated stitches – Applique – Embroidery and applique designs – Monogramming – Smocking.
12. lifestyles SAVERS
Mending made effortless: stockings, girdles, fasteners, grooming aids, turning collar and cuffs, tears, patches – tips about changes: shortening, lengthening and taking in gar¬ments, relining a coat.
13. fabric facts
Selection of materials: cloth fibers, phrases, weaves – cloth chart of materials — clarification of phrases came upon on labels – Shrinking of materials ahead of slicing – Laundering and cleansing – Spot and stain removal.
14. provide DEPOT
Sewing room components: implements utilized in slicing, meas¬uring, marking, becoming, stitching, urgent