1930s SEWING FLAPPER FASHIONS FROCKS DRESSMAKING BOOK

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  • Sold Date: May 23, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House
Paris Frocks At Home. Published in 1930, First Edition, The Butterick Publishing Co., New York, Toronto, London, Paris. Hard cover, 5.5" x 8.5", in good condition, with clean pages and no tears. The covers have some edge-wear especially to the corners, without a dust jacket. Has 185 pages with 176 b/w illustrations and diagrams. Contents include: Foreword; I) Individuality Budgeted; II) Be Yourself: Dress Your Part; III) Let Fabrics Work Their Magic; IV) Color: Friend or Enemy; V) Your Pattern A Personal Shopper; VI) Suiting Patterns to Proportions; VII) Cutting Up Artfully; VIII) Baste to make sewing Easy; IX) The Mystery of Fitting: Solved; X) A Good Start Deserves A Good Finish; XI) Keeping Paris Frocks Up To Date; XII) Pressing Needs for Pressing; XIII) Turning Paris Frocks At Home; Index. Features great 1920s fashions and sewing directions throughout. No longer in print, this is an excellent, hard to find reference book to add to your collection. Buyer to pay actual shipping costs, with combined shipping available if more than one item purchased. Check my other listings for more reference books and catalogs including others with Fashion. Thanks for looking! ALSO, please wait for invoice before sending payment.