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Image for First Steps in Dressmaking; Essential Stitches and Seams, Easy Garment Making, and Individualizing Tissue-Paper Patterns

First Steps in Dressmaking; Essential Stitches and Seams, Easy Garment Making, and Individualizing Tissue-Paper Patterns

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1935

Seller ID: 002855


Original embossed black leatherette on light boards. One strained gutter glued. No other damage or writing. 40, 31, and 50 pp. respectively (Three parts are individually paginated). Bright gilt spine title. We have several of this series. Buy more than one and save on postage. View more info

Image for Children's and Maternity Garments; Maternity and Infants' Garments, and Children and Misses' Garments

Children's and Maternity Garments; Maternity and Infants' Garments, and Children and Misses' Garments

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1935

Seller ID: 002858


Original black embossed leatherette on light boards. Marbled blue endpapers. No writing or damage. 62 pp. in first section, and 60 pp. in the second. Tiny spots on just a few page edges. We have several volumes of the series. All have Examination Questons on each part. If you type "Woman's Institute" into the box marked "Publisher" and hit "Search" it will bring up all copies. Save on postage by buying more than one at a time. We charge ... View more info

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Harmony in Dress

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., The Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1933

Seller ID: 002859


Original embossed black leatherette on boards. Charm, Taste, Line, Color, Fabrics and Planning. The theoretical bases of dress. Individually paginated sections, approx. 125 pp. total. Blue marbled endpapers. We have several more volumes of the series. View more info

Image for Sewing Materials; Developmet of Textiles (Cottons, Linens, Wools, Silks, Laces)

Sewing Materials; Developmet of Textiles (Cottons, Linens, Wools, Silks, Laces)

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, Pa., Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1936

Seller ID: 002860


Original embossed black leatherette on boards. Gilt spine titles on all volumes of this series, of which we have several titles. Save by buying more than one at once. Approx. 125 pp. View more info

Image for The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops

The Blue Book of New Brunswick Craftsmen and Handicrafts Shops

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Industry and Development: 1957

Seller ID: 006311


Original illustrated soft cover brochure of 27 pp. Many b/w photos and drawings describe various types of handicrafts available across the province. View more info

Image for Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

Dyeing, Remodeling, Budgets

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Scranton, PA, Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences: 1925

Seller ID: 010166


Black composition boards. How to dye and remodel clothing, together with budget planning. Small edge tear and corner fold on title page. No writing. Lots of drawings and photos. Approx. 125 pp. View more info

Image for Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours

Hommage Aux Donateurs; Modes Francaises Du XVIII Siecle a Nos Jours

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Paris, Musee De La Mode et Du Costume: 1980

Seller ID: 010590


Softcover booklet of 45 pp. in excellent condition. Text in French. Colour cover. B/W illustrations inside. Garments representing 1735-1977. Previous owner's name. View more info

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Russian Bobbin Lace

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leningrad, Aurora Art Publishers: 1986

Seller ID: 011319


Black machined paper on boards. No writing or damage. 103 colour photos and 14 additional illustrations. Remarkable specimens of gold and silver lace from the late 17th and early 18th Centuries as well as silk, linen, and cotton laces from the 18th to the 20th Centuries. 108 pp. View more info

New Brunswick Pieced Quilt Patterns

By: N/A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fredericton, N.B., New Brunswick Women's Institute: 1977

Seller ID: 012381


Blue softcover on blue plastic coil. Pieced quilt patterns. Pieced patterns not included in this book, and where they may be found. Blocks and patterns received but not included since they were appliqued rather than pieced. Geometry for quilt makers. 94 pp. View more info

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Early Clothing in Southern Ontario

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, The Author: 1969

Seller ID: 010580


Orange stapled softcover booklet of 27 pp., illustrated by the author. 18 pp. text and the balance in very clear drawings. Previous owner's name. View more info

Image for Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907

Clothing in English Canada; Circa 1867 to 1907

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Burlington, Ontario, The Author: 1975

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010581


Grey softcover book, inscribed and signed by author. Women's and men's clothing and underclothing of the period. No writing or damage. 71 pp. plus Bibliography and About the Author. View more info

Image for Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work

Guide to Dressmaking and Fancy Work

By: Collard, Eileen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Whitby, Ontario, J. S. Robertson & Bros.: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 010582


Beige softcover booklet of 41 pp. plus Bibliography. 57 illustrations. NOTE: See two additional listings by this author. View more info

Image for Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

Power Dressing; Lanna Shan Siam 19th Century Court Dress

By: Conway, Susan

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, James H. W. Thompson Foundation: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: 010594


Unopened copy of Exhibition Catalog/Book wrapped in original yellow ribbon. Approx. 100 pp.(Never opened). The James H.W. Thompson Foundation is the outgrowth of the silk manufacturing business of the late Jim Thompson, an American who disappeared in 1967. Thompson was best known, perhaps, for building a large house from parts of six buildings, located on the river Klong. (Featured in another of our listings, Living Museums). View more info

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McCall's Complete Book of Dressmaking

By: Corey, Marion

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Greystone Press: 1951

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Seller ID: 006501


Original green cloth on boards, lightly faded around edges of cover. No names or other writing. Includes Encyclopedia of Practical Dresmaking (Pp. 153-256). 256 pp. in all. View more info

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Where Does It Come From ? Silk

By: Fawcett, Raymond (Ed.)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, P.R. Gawthorn, Limited:

Seller ID: 010558


Blue cloth on boards. School library stamp. No writing or damage. 48 pp. with index. View more info