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

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

by Gene Allen Martin
     
 

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…  See more details below

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

ISBN-13:
2940012452238
Publisher:
JEM Marketing LLC
Publication date:
04/22/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
423 KB

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