Dressmaking Made Easy
20th century
6.875 in HIGH x 4.875 in WIDE x .5 in DEEP
(17.46 cm HIGH x 12.38 cm WIDE x 1.27 cm DEEP)
Gift of Barbara G. Anderson

May Worthington

"Dressmaking Made Easy" by Laura I. Bald is a small book with a green buckram spine and front and back covers of printed paper with a metallic gold background and squares of blue, green, purple, tan and brick color. The 181 pages of the book are off-white, printed in black and well illustrated with drawings on the topic of dressmaking. Various types of seams are shown, tips on tailoring, hemming, selecting a dress pattern, selecting the appropriate fabric, etc.

The author, Laura I. Baldt was an Assistant Professor of Household Arts, Teachers College, Columbia University.

Used: adult ~ female

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