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  • Item Category: Textiles, Clothing & Accessories
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 27, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House


This is a 1931 Singer Sewing Library No. 3 book, "How To Mke Children's Clothes" The Modern Singer Way, published by Singer Sewing Machine Co., Inc. It measures 5 1/2" x 8 3/8" and is 64 pages in length. It is printed on slick paper with many illustrations and diagram. Only the cover has color - the rest is black and white. T are tips, how to make, and pattern instructions for various children's clothes from infants to young adults. The patterns are detailed words and diagrams and do not contain the actual pattern pieces. This was basically for people who knew how to sew and could make patterns on their own and using their own measurements. Some of the clothes covered include: Baby Slips; Bishop Dresses; Tucked Yoke Dresses; Square and Round Yoked Dresses; Layette Accessories and Baby Coats; Rompers; Sun Suits and Play Clothes; Bloomer Frocks; Pantie Frocks; School Clothes; Night Clothes; Apron Frocks; Clothes for Boys;Middies and Bloomers; Clothes for Junior Girls; Plaited Skirt Frocks; Basque Dresses; and Jackets and Coats. I do not find missing or torn pages.The front cover has a ding and crimp just below the last printed line a little to the left of middle. All pages are firmly stapled with the cover. The piece shows age discoloration, minor dirt/smudges and some folded corners. The book comes with the original cardboard box holder. It, however, is in poor condition.

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