The Practical Designer; An Encyclopedia to Designers and Cutters ... Specially Designed for Self-Instruction Volume 1-4

The Practical Designer; An Encyclopedia to Designers and Cutters ... Specially Designed for Self-Instruction Volume 1-4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...number of gores as follows: 2, 3, 4 and 5. The fifth gore is the back part of this skirt and at this gore make some changes as follows: The hip space from the waist down is marked the same as the others and take halfof F and H, which makes I and cross a line up from I to A and E and the outline towards the back will be changed by crossing a line from F to D up to G. This completes the back part of the skirt. When all the outlines have been made to all gores measure over the spaces on the top of each gore, Now suppose this will amount to 26 inches in half of the skirt. Then measure the size of the form that you are cutting this skirt for about 6 inches up from the waist. For size 36 this measure will amount to 36 inches or 18 inches, which is half of this. Be careful to keep in mind that you only have halfof the skirt and therefore take half of the measurement that you have measured on the figure. Suppose your measurement is 36 inches take half of it. which is 18 inches and then take off 18 inches from 26 inches which the skirt measures on top or 6 inches above the waist. See that the over.built amount between 18 and 26 is 8 inches. These 8 inches are equally divided on both sides to all gores at E and G. At the front only take off the inside part at G. Now curve all these spaces lost down to the waist and allow seams all the way down both sides of every gore except the front. For the front only allow the seam at the inside part from G and D to C. For the inside gores allow the seams on both sides of E, A. F. B and G. I) to C. For a pleat in back on this skirt allow from D, which is the waist line down to the bottom at C. This completes the princess skirt. The peg top skirt is a new production of the skirt foundation. It is necessary to...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 5.33mm | 195.04g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236855884
  • 9781236855886