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NPWHF0206 - Vogue's Book of Smart Dressmaking

Magazine 64 pp which describes and explains various dressmaking skills. Topics covered include: measuring the right size, how to press, reading patterns, equipment, cutting, marking and basting seams, darts and slashes, hems, binding and facing, smocking, buttonholes, tucks and pleats and shaped facings. The magazine includes an index as well as advertisements. The front cover features a black and white photograph of a woman dressed in a petticoat kneeling before a dressmaker's dummy with sewing equipment and pattern on a table beside her.

Object ID: NPWHF0206 - Vogue's Book of Smart Dressmaking

Object Number: 206

Materials: paper

Dimension: H 19.5 cm, L 29 cm

Provenance:

Maker: The Conde Nast Publications Ltd.


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