MAKE YOUR OWN HATS, Vintage 1921 Millinery Instruction & Pattern Book..Make Flowers. [NOOK Book]

MAKE YOUR OWN HATS, Vintage 1921 Millinery Instruction & Pattern Book..Make Flowers.

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Overview

This classic text comes from an era when hats where worn by everybody. The long-lost art of hat making is revisited in this instructive and informative narrative from 1921

Contents:
I. Equipment and Materials
II. Covering Frame with Velvet
III. Frames of Neteen and Crinoline
IV. Wire Frames
V. Round Crown of Wire
VI. Hat Coverings
VII. Trimmings
VIII Hand-Made Flowers
IX. Remodeling and Renovating

The contents of each chapter are as follows:

CHAPTER I -- EQUIPMENT AND MATERIALS
Equipment
Materials used to make Hat Frames
- Buckram
- Crinoline
- Neteen or fly net
- Cape net
- Willow plate
- Cable
- Frame or brace wire
- Lace
- Tie—
- Ribbon
- Sprung

Hat Frames of Fabric
- Sailor hat frame
- Pattern for brim
- Headsize wire
- To measure
- To shape
- To locate headsize on pattern
- To cut buckram brim
- To sew headsize wire to brim
- Edge wire
- To cover edge wire
- Right side—wrong side
- Square crown
- Pattern for slanting side crown
- To cut side crown from buckram
- Crown tips
- Soft crown tip
- Stiff crown tip, made of buckram
- Crowns
- To cover round crown

CHAPTER II -- COVERING FRAME WITH VELVET
- To cover brim
- To sew velvet edge to brim
- To face under side of brim
- To cover crown top
- To cover side crown
- To sew crown on brim
- Edge of brim facing, when finished without wire
- To cover narrow brim sailor without an edge seam
- Facings
- Brims covered with two kinds of fabric
- Shaped brim foundation
- To make pattern for brim
- To cover a mushroom-shaped brim
- Sheer materials
- Pattern for hat with rolled or close-fitting brim
- To cover a close-fitting or rolled brim
- To slipstitch seam
- To glue velvet to the brim
- A shirred crown of fabric

CHAPTER III -- FRAMES OF NETEEN AND CRINOLINE
- To join the seam in the back
- To sew edge wire on neteen
- To make a turban frame of neteen or crinoline
- To wire turban flare
- Covering
- turbans

CHAPTER IV -- WIRE FRAMES
- Equipment
- To open coil of wire
- To cut wire
- To straighten wire
- To tie wire
- To fasten two pieces of brace wire diagonally
- To fasten two pieces of brace wire without the use of tie wire
- To make wire frame for hat having flat brim and square crown
- Pattern for brim
- Headsize wire for wire frame
- Working measurements needed
- Sticks for brim
- Edge wire
- To join edge wire
- Collar of brim
- Square crown for wire frame
- Base wire for crown
- Transparent hats

CHAPTER V -- ROUND CROWN OF WIRE
- Base wire
- Circles or hoops
- To finish the base of the crown
- A shaped wire frame made in one piece
- Pattern for brim
- Crown
- Brim A rolling brim
- To color wire frames
- Halo hat brims
- Headsize wire for halo brim
- Crown for halo brim

CHAPTER VIII -- HAND-MADE FLOWERS
- Material required
- American Beauty rose
- Ribbon rose
- Foliage
- Small wound rose of fabric
- Wired rose
- Flat pasted blossom
- Poinsettias
- Poppies
- Morning glories
- Orchid
- No. 1 pattern for the center
- No. 2 pattern for the center
- Blossoms of maline or net
- Sweet peas
- Violets
- Daisies
- Geraniums
- Fruit
- Apples
- Cherries
- Plums
- Raisins
- Grapes
- Mourning Millinery
- Applied hem on a veil

CHAPTER IX -- REMODELING AND RENOVATING
- Straw shapes
- Brim
- Crown
- To put a straw hat into shape
- Light straw hats
- When straw is to be re-sewed
- Panama hats
- Old buckram frames
- Blocking over wire frames
- New brims for old crowns
- Felt and beaver hats
- Renovation of hat coverings and linings
- To freshen crêpe for mourning millinery
- Cleaning, curling, and tinting feathers
- Ribbons
- Flowers
- Quills
- Wings
- Lace
- Malines

AND MUCH MUCH MORE...
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012452238
  • Publisher: JEM Marketing LLC
  • Publication date: 4/22/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 586,896
  • File size: 413 KB

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