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The Dress Form and Its Use (Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences)

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Seller ID: 026597

Condition: Good


Stapled booklet, one of a series produced by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences. Copyright 1925. 44 pages, unmarked, sl. wear to wraps. This is a small booklet and postage will be reduced accordingly. View more info

Singer: a manual of Family Sewing Machines and Their Attachments

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 028789

Condition: Good


80 pages stapled booklet. Internally unmarked, chip to front panel where prev. price sticker removed. "Specially prepared for students in schools and colleges." View more info

Embroidery in Fashion : Book No. 1206

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Coats Sewing Group: 1974

Seller ID: 030176

Condition: Good


An unmarked copy with unfortunately creasing to upper right corner but this does not detract from the contents. If you remember the '70s, or simply want to recreate the look, this book is for you. Who could not love a "gorgeous outfit for formal occasions. A bodice worked completed in counted thread embroidery with wide apple green georgette culottes." View more info

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Metric Pattern Cutting for Children's Wear: From 2-14 Years

By: Aldrich, Winifred

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Oxford, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 022112

ISBN: 0632030577

Condition: Very Good


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The Art of Fashion Draping (3rd Edition)

By: Amaden-Crawford, Connie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fairchild Pubns: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 027079

ISBN: 1563672774

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

Sewing Classic Clothes for Children

By: Benton, Kitty

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, Macmillan: 1982

Edition: First Aust. Edition

Seller ID: 008885

ISBN: 0333338693

Condition: Nr. Fine


Includes classic Christening gowns, smocked dresses and rompers, velvet party dress and "timeless gifts" inc. carriage blanket and teddy bear. View more info

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The Dressmaker's Handbook

By: Bergh, Rene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, New Holland Pub Ltd: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 015997

ISBN: 1853687103

Condition: Fine


"An invaluable reference book for anyone interested in making clothes." View more info

Fast Fit: Easy Pattern Alterations for Every Figure

By: Betzina, Sandra

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Newtown, Connecticut, U.S.A., Taunton Press: 2001

Seller ID: 018697

ISBN: 1561584940

Condition: Very Good


Sandra Betzina has done it again. Whether she is sharing her imaginative ideas for sewing original garments or advising readers on the best way to make clothes that really fit, Betzina hits the mark every time. In Fast Fit, the host of "Sew Perfect" on HGTV and author of Power Sewing Step-by-Step offers innovative, simple, and straightforward approaches to sewing clothing with the best possible fit, and ultimately, the most flattering look. Each fitting solution is illus... View more info

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Power Sewing : New Ways to Make Fine Clothes Fast

By: Betzina, Sandra

Price: $20.00

Publisher: San Francisco, 1985

Seller ID: 020837

ISBN: 0961561408

Condition: Very Good


Sl. wear and creasing to wraps, mark where original price sticker removed otherwise internally unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

Keep Yourself in Stitches -- Sewing Vintage 1940s Hats, Wraps, Skirts and Accessories

By: Boland, Dolores

Price: $25.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Bramcost Publications: 2009

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 026858

ISBN: 1934268895

Condition: Very Good


An unabridged republication of the original work first published in 1945. An unmarked copy with faint cease to front cover. View more info

Easy Pattern Styling : Create Clothing designs for males and Females

By: Breusch, Rosalie

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, The Jacaranda Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 025495

ISBN: 0855686421

Condition: Very Good


96 pps. internally unmarked, sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Aprons: Icons of the American Home

By: Cheney, Joyce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Running Pr Book Pub: 2000

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 024909

ISBN: 0762406941

Condition: Nr. Fine


Regardless of how you perceive aprons - a nostalgic connection to old-time kitchens, symbols of oppression, or simply something to be worn to keep clothes clrean, it's hard to ignore the remarkable beauty and stunning craftsmanship of these American cultural icons. View more info

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Couture Sewing Techniques : Revised & Updated

By: Claire B. Shaeffer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: USA, Taunton Press: 2011

Seller ID: 030406

ISBN: 1600853358

Condition: As New


An unmarked, as new, copy. "With clarity and a profound respect for technique and application, Claire Shaeffer brings one into an haute couture atelier, where the realm of possibility has no boundaries." View more info

Dressmaking Techniques For trade Students

By: Clark, Winifred

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1968

Edition: First

Seller ID: 012260

Condition: Very Good


Mark to ffep where PO sticker removed, fore-edges lightly tanned. D/W price-clipped, chipped, edgeworn with nicks and tears, loss to spine ends (now protected). View more info

Collars, Stocks, Cravats : A History and Costume Dating Guide to Civilian Men's Neckpieces, 1655-1900

By: Colle, Doriece

Price: $55.00

Publisher: London, White Lion Publishers: 1974

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 018722

ISBN: 0728400057

Condition: Very Good


Pages lightly tanned, PO stamp ffep. D/W edgeworn, loss to spine head, closed tears to upper edge back panel (now protected). View more info

The Blue Book of Men's Tailoring: Theatrical Costumemaker's Pattern Book for Edwardian Men's Costumes

By: Croonborg, Frederick Timothy

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co: 1977

Seller ID: 011211

ISBN: 0442217633

Condition: Very Good


First published by Croonborg Sartorial 1907. "This book is not a dull, dry text, but one filled with imagination and charm, detailed analysis, fine technical description and a wealth of visual information well-selected for the period." Appears unused. View more info

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Fashion Design 03 : Construction

By: Fischer, Anette

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Switzerland, AVA Publishing: 2009

Seller ID: 026638

ISBN: 2940373752

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Simple Dressmaking 1 : Shirts & Blouses

By: Goldsworthy, Maureen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Mills & Boon: 1980

Edition: First

Seller ID: 017598

ISBN: 0263064255

Condition: Very Good


Appears unused. "Tells you all you need to know in order to design and make perfectly-fitting shirts and blouses." View more info

Successful Sewing

By: Grey, Sylvia A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Aust., Whitcombe & Tombs: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 012591

ISBN: 0723352631

Condition: Very Good


"This book has been written to eliminate note taking in Needlecraft classes, and yet give the student access to reference material, simply written but not overlooking the smallest detail." Corners lightly bumped, front panel sl. marked View more info

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Costume Design

By: Hardy, Kay

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill: 1948

Edition: First edition/Second Printing

Seller ID: 024341

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy, sl. edgewear to navy blue boards, 288 pps. inc. index. Includes all facets of the design process with chapters including how to draw the fashion figure, designing becoming clothes, cutting and draping, designing classics, designing lingerie, and much more. View more info