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garment cutting for workshops

I promised a list of the books on garment cutting brought in already for the workshops Auckland Libraries​ (Waitakere Central Library Henderson​) These are some of my favourites Guide to dressmaking by J. Henry Symonds, , 1876 https://archive.org/details/guidetodressmaki00symo (full illustratiosn for stitches and trimmings) The science and geometry of dress by Mrs. Louisa L. Jackson, …

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Maurice’s system of dress cutting..

Maurice’s system of dress cutting..   by Sivarz, Maurice. [from old catalog] Published 1889 Publisher [n.p.] Pages 28 Possible copyright status The Library of Congress is unaware of any copyright restrictions for this item. Language English Call number 6267213 Digitizing sponsor The Library of Congress Book contributor The Library of Congress Collection library_of_congress; americana Notes …

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Studies in plain needlework and amateur dressmaking .

Studies in plain needlework and amateur dressmaking ..   by Ross, Harry A., Mrs. [from old catalog] Published 1887 Topics Sewing, Dressmaking Publisher Battle Creek, Mich., W. C. Gage & son, printers Pages 56 Possible copyright status The Library of Congress is unaware of any copyright restrictions for this item. Language English Call number 9622452 …

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Instructions in dressmaking, basting and fitting

Instructions in dressmaking, basting and fitting by [Moschocowitz brothers, New York] [from old catalog] Published 1884 Topics Dressmaking. [from old catalog] Publisher [New York Pages 40 Possible copyright status The Library of Congress is unaware of any copyright restrictions for this item. Language English Call number 8222341 Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Book contributor The Library …

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Fashion magazines

Many more fashion plates in context! Some of these have made their way into cosutme history books. Of interest to me is how much pink there was in the 1870s! So much. It’s quite… fashion doll pink in plates but I have some paintings where it’s much softer 🙂   I have linked to the …

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The Tailor and Cutter and London Art Journal

The Tailor and Cutter and London Art Journal: An Index of Cutting, Fashion and Trade, 1890 Another tailoring book, but totally packed with diagrams of fantastic quality.

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record of fashion

The Weekly record of fashion, 1882 Beautiful plates. The Monthly record of fashion, volume 7 1883 The Monthly record of fashion, volume 8 1883 The Monthly record of fashion, volume 9 1884    

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Cutting Out and Dressmaking

Cutting Out and Dressmaking, 1879 And yet another drafting manual being slightly old fashioned.

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The Art of Dressmaking

The Art of Dressmaking, 1895 What a clever and distinct publication! The garments are photographed and are clearly scale miniatures.

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The Complete Dressmaker for the Million

The Complete Dressmaker for the Million, 1875 Once again very old fashioned shapes for the era.

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