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Millinery -- 1930s Hat Making Techniques by Violet Brand

Size ePub book: 1896 kb
Size PDF book: 1557 kb
Originally published in 1935, this rare millinery book contains 123 pages of instructions and techniques for creating hats. Ten chapters detail: apparatus used in millinery, pattern making, shape making, covering shapes, headlinings, felt hats, straw hats, stitched hats and berets, children's millinery, and ribbon trimmings. In addition, the book contains a supplementary section the authors wrote specific to hat styles of the 1930s. The section includes photographs of sample hat styles and a bit of instruction for each with further reference back to the more detailed instructions in the main text. Wiring the edge of a turn-up brim, moulding a curved brim, blocking a millinery net crown, making a brim and sideband in one piece, ironing a brim into shape, small hats with crossway brims, making tucks in felt hats, and much more are covered in the supplementary section. This book goes into specifics about creating your own patterns from existing hats and customizing for your specifics needs based on details like your hairstyle height and length, brim preferences and current fashion trends. A combination of photos and illustrations guide you along with creating patterns from existing hats but specific patterns are included for a boy's school cap, girl's bonnet, baby boy's hat, girl's bonnet with horse shoe crown, and woman's beret. The book is well illustrated and the text is detailed with step-by-step instructions for creating items, working with millinery techniques and constructing your own hats with that 1930s flare. Sample book images are shown on this page.

ISBN: 193426850X

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ISBN13: 978-1934268506

Publisher: Bramcost Publications (2007)

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Subcategory: Crafts & Hobbies

Millinery -- 1930s Hat Making Techniques
Crafts, Hobbies & Home
Author: Violet Brand
Title: Millinery -- 1930s Hat Making Techniques