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DR05 * Patterns Of Fashion Vol 1, 1660-1860, Janet Arnold
The definative source for those wanting to reproduce or just learn about historical womens garments. 48 garments are clearly illustrated by line drawings and then the pattern is graphed. Extensive notes on construction and decoration are included. (DR05) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 76
ISBN: 089676026X, 9780896760264

DY27 * 59 Authentic Turn Of The Century Fashion Patterns, Kristina Harris
Reproduced from rare original issues of The Voice of Fashion. An informative general introduction to the dressmaker's patterns and concise instructions for using them preceed a lively parade of fin-de-siecle fashions. (DY27) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 140
ISBN: 0486283577, 9780486283579

DB03 * 60 Civil War Era Fashion Patterns, Kristina Seleshanko
As originally presented in 19th c. issues of Pertson's Magazine. Includes 60 costumes by drawings and pattern cuts. (DB03) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0486461769, 9780486461762

BA46 * Simple Pattern Cutting, Ann Ladbury's Guide To, Ann Ladbury
Includes full size block patterns for skirts, bodices, sleeves and trousers with instruction on drafting your own; fashion sketches of basic outfits. (BA46) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 120
ISBN: 0713443413, 9780713443417

RL06 The Art Of Cutting and History Of English Costume, Edward Giles
An annotated reprint of this valuable 1877 publication. The history of costume in terms of construction with instructions for producing a variety of men's garments from the period 1589-1887. A valuable guide for those studying costume construction. (RL06) $130.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 192

DZ03 * Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns: A Complete Lady's Wardrobne, Kristina Harris
From "The Voice of Fashion" 394 1890's patterns. (DZ03) $13.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0486407217, 9780486407210

RL22 Civil War Gentlemen: 1860's Apparel Arts & Uniforms, R.L. Shep & W.S. Salisbury
A collection of reprinted original patterns, catalogs, fashion plates and illustrations including authentic military uniforms, boy's garments, accessories and more. (RL22) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 162
ISBN: 0914046225, 9780914046226

DR61 * Classic Fashion Patterns Of The 20th Century, Anne Tyrrell
A decade by decade presentation of costume by text, fashion photos, advertising plates and historically accurate scale patterns from 1900 to 1970 with working notes. (DR61) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780896762633

LH50 * Cornwell's Columbian Self-Fitting Ladies' Tailor System, Willet Cornwell
An early, universal, flat pattern drafting system from 1876 together with the Columbian Sewing Book of rare stitching from 1892 by his wife Mrs. Willit Cornwell. (LH50) $16.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9781891656897

RL17 The Complete Guide To Practical Cutting (1853), Edward Minister & Son
Men's & women's tailored garments, military and civil dress regulations. (RL17) $32.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 480
ISBN: 0914046179, 9780914046172

DR58 * Corsets; Historical Patterns & Techniques, Jill Salen
From 1750 whale-boned to -makeshift corsets of WWI, each corset features an annotated pattern, detailed drawing, close-up phoptography and historical context. (DR58) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780896762619

DR43 * Costume Close Up, Linda Baumgarten
Colonial Williamsburg colection with 25 full-page patterns for women's and men's clothing. (DR43) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 126
ISBN: 0896762262, 9780896762268

Costume Construction, Katherine Strand Holkeboer
Intended for painter, pattern makers, draper, artists, scuptors, milliners, seamster (stresses) , as well as those who enjoy hand work. An invaluable reference book with step by step assistance through all stages of costume construction including specific techniques for specific items. Sprial bound. (PH05) $55.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 218
ISBN: 0131812076, 9780131812079

Costuming From The Hip (B1877) $28.00 Order Item

RO01 * Cut My Cote, Dorothy K. Burnham. Royal Ontario Museum Textile Dept
The simple traditional garments of many cultures have both consistency and incredible variety. This book explores the common element of the straight woven fabric as it is simply shaped to form this governing design element. Specifically recommended for weavers with interest in costume design. (RO01) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 36
ISBN: 0888540469, 9780888540461

Cut Of Women's Clothes, 1600-1930 (RC08) $110.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0878300260, 9780878300266

Designing and Making Stage Costume, Motley
A guide for the costume designer for period as well as contemporary costume with the emphasis on the stage setting. (RC07) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 144
ISBN: 1871569443, 9781871569445

LA92 * Drafting and Pattern Designing, Woman's Institute Of Domestic Arts & Sciences
Principles, methods and proportions for drafting to measurements and designing individual patterns using the Picken Square. Republication of 1924 title of same name with added contemporary fashion cuts. ISBN. 0-916896-56-0. (LA92) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0916896560, 9780916896560

RL28 * Early Victorian Men, George Walker Et Al
Reprint of "The Tailor's Masterpiece: All Kinds of Coats" 1838 by George Walker; "Hints on Etiquette and Usages of Society" 1836 and contemporary fashion plates from "Modes de Paris" 1836-1838. Includes cutting drafts and instructions for a full range of coats, jackets, capes, juvenile dresses, waistcoats and uniforms. (RL28) $24.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 224
ISBN: 0914046284, 9780914046288

LH09 * Edwardian Garment Cutting, 1909-1915, Lester J. Snow
Patterns for costume and accessories for women and children from the pre-World War I era, based on the "simplified" Goldsberry system of converting specific body measurements to points measured at right angles to a base and vertical line. Includes aprons, corset covers, drawers, peplums, sleeves, and the science of multi-gored skirt design. (LH09) $28.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 222
ISBN: 9781891656859

DR02 * The Evolution Of Fashion, Margot Hamilton Hill and Peter A.Bucknell
Basic pattern cuts for costume from 1066 to 1930 with sketches of costume and setting and technical notes. (DR02) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0896760995, 9780896760998

DD98 Fashion Design On The Stand, Dawn Cloake
Designing on a dress stand fully explored from stand modifications to modelling classic nblocks to creating clothes for special occasions. (DD98) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 96
ISBN: 0713477571, 9780713477573

TA48 Fashion Illustration Techniques, Maite Lafuente
Fashion illustration through watercolor, crayon, pastels, felt tip pens, graphite, colored pencil. (TA48) $23.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 191
ISBN: 9783836504072

LA67 * Fashion Outlines [1932], Margaret C. Ralston
The block pattern system as applied to women's garments of the late 20's. Supplemented with fashion plates of the period. Originally published in 1932 under the name "Dress Cutting". (LA67) $16.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 0916896323, 9780916896324

From Turban To Toe Ring, Dawn Devine Brown and Barry Brown
The complete guide to all aspects of belly dance wear including costume, accessories and embellishment. (B1876) $26.00 Order Item
Binding: Spiral
Pages: 96

LA74 * Garment Patterns For The Edwardian Lady, Mrs. F. E. Thompson Read A Few Pages
Republication of the 1905 edition of "La Mode Universelle #22" offering basic patterns through the "new and improved" simplified layout and cutting system. Pictures and patterns for a wide variety of garments. (LA74) $16.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 64
ISBN: 0916896358, 9780916896355

LA36 * Garment Patterns With Instructions: 1889, Edited By Jules & Kaethe Kliot
The middle of the era of the bustle, patterns for over 75 everyday garments for men, women and children including street costume, undergarments and more. Reprinted from The National Garment Cutter, a trade periodical. (LA36) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 144
ISBN: 0916896749, 9780916896744

RL26 * The Great War: Styles and Patterns Of The 1910's, R.L. Shep
Patterns covering men, women, British military, Red Cross, chauffeurs, policemen, etc. (RL26) $27.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0914046268, 9780914046264

EA38 * Historic English Costumes and How To Make Them, Talbit Hughes
From prehistory to Victorian Era gowns by photos and scaled-down patterns for 67 costumes. Reprint of "Dress Design: An account of Costume for Artists and Dressmakers." 1913. (EA38) $15.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 432
ISBN: 9780486469850

DZ82 * "Keystone" Jacket..Dress Cutter
Reprint of "The Herald of Fashion Co., 1985 edition" plus other copntemporary sources. Over 80 patterns for the sharply tailored fashions. (DZ82) $11.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 112
ISBN: 0486451054, 9780486451053

LA82 * Ladies' Tailor-Made Garments 1908, S.S. Gordon
Originally published as "The Standard Work on Cutting, Ladies' Tailor-Made Garments" by the Jno. J. Mitchell Co., this drafting system includes patterns for a wide variety of women's garments including jackets, skirts, collars and riding clothes. Includes period sewing and finishing instructions. (LA82) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 240
ISBN: 0916896455, 9780916896454

KK05 The Lady's Economical Assistant (1808), A. Lady
"The Art of Cutting Out, and Making The most useful Articles of Wearing Apparel". Includes patterns for a wide variety of contemporary garments. (KK05) $34.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 0964016133, 9780964016132

RL23 * Late Victorian Women's Tailoring, T. H. Holding
Patterns and instructions for jackets, skirts, coats, clothes, braiding designs. (RL23) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 192
ISBN: 0914046233, 9780914046233

DR24 * The Little Bodice Book, Bonnie Holt Ambrose
A 3"x5" workbook on period bodices. Step by step construction quidance with watercolor illustrations of various costume parts. (DR24) $9.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 42
ISBN: 0896761312, 9780896761315

DR34 * The Little Corset Book, Bonnie Ambrose
A 3"x5" workbook of simple illustrations and terse text to describe a method of corset construction. (DR34) $9.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 42
ISBN: 0896761304, 9780896761308

DZ81 * Make Your Own Dress Patterns, Adele Margolis
A primer in pattern making this reprint of the 1985 (Doubleday & Co) book covers everything from stylish skirts, dresses, jackets and children's clothing. (DZ81) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 480
ISBN: 0486452549, 9780486452548

KD09 * Make Your Own Japanese Clothes, John Marshall
Instructions for making Japanese hgarments. Incluides patterns, fabric suggestions and sizing instructions. (KD09) $28.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 136
ISBN: 087011865X, 9780870118654

WM15 * Medieval Garments Reconstructed, Lilli Fransen, Anna Norgaard, Else Ostergard
A study of 800 year old Norse garments found at Herjolfsnes in SOuthern Greenland, through disection, techniques and recontsruction with sized graphed patterns and cutting layouts. . (WM15) $66.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 142
ISBN: 9788779342989

Men's 17th & 18th C. Costume.. (B1892) $78.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0887346375, 9780887346378

LH49 * Pattern and Costume Designing, Woman's Institute
The books "Designing with Foundation Patterns" and "Designing and Planning Clothes" 1940 edition, incororated in this book, the foundation of modern costume studies. (LH49) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 192
ISBN: 1891656880, 9781891656880

LH40 * Pattern Designing & Draping. Woman's Institute Of Domestic Arts & Sciences
With the freedom from pattern limitations to create designs in the manner of couture designers. This work includes "Designing With Foundation Patterns" which is the basis for understanding basic styles and "Designing By Draping", which offers a full understanding of perfect fitting and handling of fabrics. (LH40) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 126
ISBN: 9781891656866

CD36 * Pattern Magic, Tomoko Nakamichi
A creative approach to pattern cutting for fabric manipulation related to garments. (CD36) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781856697057

CD37 * Pattern Magic 2, Tomoko Nakamichi
Japanese cult pattern cutting book now available in English. (CD37) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9781856697064

DR55 * Patterns For Costume Accessories, Arnold Levine and Robin McGee
Over 80 patterns for period and contemporary items including headwear, neckwear, reticules and gauntlets. Complete instructions. (DR55) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0896762416, 9780896762411

MG02 Patterns For Pregnancy, Belinda Musgrave
Adapting commercial patterns into maternity shapes. (MG02) $10.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 95
ISBN: 0713454121, 9780713454123

BA49 * Patterns For Special Occasions, Ann Ladbury
Includes full size block patterns for versatile "dressy" garments with the emphasis on glamour and simplicity. Step by step instructions. (BA49) $22.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0713456175, 9780713456172

DR18 * Patterns For Theatrical Costumes, Katherine Strand Holkeboer
Garments, trims and accessories from Ancient Egypt to 1915. (DR18) $35.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 352
ISBN: 0896761258, 9780896761254

DR06 * Patterns Of Fashion Vol 2, 1860-1940, Janet Arnold
Patterns for 40 dresses taken from actual garments. Patterns are clearly illustrated and graphed. (DR06) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 88
ISBN: 0896760278, 9780896760271

DR08 * Patterns Of Fashion Vol 3, 1560-1620, Janet Arnold
56 patterns for men and women taken from original garments. Includes hats, doublets, slops, sleeves, foreparts and pluderhose. Patterns are clearly illustrated with photographs and line drawings and graphed. (DR08) $40.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0896760839, 9780896760837

DR57 * Patterns Of Fashion 4, Janet Arnold
The cut and construction of linen shirts, smocks, neck & headwear, with extraordinary color illustrations. 1540-1665. (DR57) $50.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780896762626

B1879 Period Cost (outer Garments) Stage..Bk 1 (B1879) $60.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0887346650, 9780887346651

Period Cost (outer Garments) Stage..Bk 2 (B1899) $60.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0887346707, 9780887346705

Period Costume For Stage & Screen: Patterns For Women's Dress 1500-1800, Jean Hunnisett
Handbook on constructing period costume, with patterns drawn to scale, diagrams and photographs to accompany detailed instructions. Patterns for dresses and underclothes, including Tudor and Elizabethan corsets, surcoat, ruff, Mantua, and panier. (B1695) $60.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
ISBN: 0887346103, 9780887346101

Period Costume For Stage & Screen: Patterns For Women's Dress 1800-1909, Jean Hunnisett
Handbook on constructing period costume, with patterns drawn to scale, diagrams and photographs to accompany detailed instructions. Patterns for dresses and underclothes, including corsets from 1810, 1878, and 1901. (B1696) $64.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 191
ISBN: 088734609X, 9780887346095

Period Costume For Stage & Screen: Patterns For Women's Dress Medieval-1500, Jean Hunnisett
Handbook on constructing period costume, with patterns drawn to scale, diagrams and photographs to accompany detailed instructions. Extensive first chapter on the how-tos of measuring, draping, and stitching. Patterns for dresses and underclothes, including t-shapes and gussets, kirtle, surcoat, and houppelande. (B1787) $60.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 186
ISBN: 0887346537, 9780887346538

DG71 * Period Costume For The Stage, Tina Bicat
A hands on guide to recreate styles of the past. (DG71) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 160
ISBN: 1861265891, 9781861265890

NM01 A Portfolio Of Folk Costume Patterns #1
Embroidery and costume patterns from Egypt, India, Greece, Russia, Japan, etc. 25 plates (NM01) $25.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0890130477, 9780890130476

NM02 A Portfolio Of Folk Costume Patterns #2
Embroidery stitches, seams and costume patterns from Hungary, Egypt, China, etc. 24 plates (NM02) $25.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0890130485, 9780890130483

AD75 * Seventeenth Cent..Women's Dress Pat, Book 2, Jenny Tiramani and Susan North
17 patterns for a loose gown, a jacket, a pair of stays and a boned bodice, ivory and wooden busks, shoes, a hat, a stomacher, linen bands and supporters, a bag, and a knife case. It also features a description of the stay-making process. Full step-by-step drawings of the construction sequence are given for each garment to enable the reader to accurately reconstruct them. There are scale patterns and diagrams for making linen and metal thread laces and embroidery designs. (AD75) $65.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781851776856

LA68 * "Standard" Work On Cutting (men's Garments): 1886, Jno. J. Mitchell Co
Republication of the 1886 Fifth edition of work of same title describing the block pattern system for men's garments including coats, sleeves, capes, gaiters, etc. Valuable guide for producing 19th c. men's garments. (LA68) $18.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 128
ISBN: 0916896331, 9780916896331

Style File..Middle East..Dance (B1891) $10.00 Order Item

DD62 Terry Fox Fashion Collection, Terry Fox
10 Couture garments to make from start to finish. Day, evening and special occasion wear garments beautifully photographed, accompanied with meticulously detailed instructions and patterns. (DD62) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128

DZ21 * Turn-Of-The Century Fashion Patterns and Tailoring Techniques, S. S. Gordon
Repiublication of the 1901 ediion by Jno. J. Mitchell Co. (DZ21) $20.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 186
ISBN: 0486412415, 9780486412412

SN47 * The Victorian Tailor, Jason Maclochlainn
An in depth introduction to men's costume with contemporary ephemra with period tailoring and the how-to for creating authentic Victorian menswear from morning coats to waistcoats to trousers. (SN47) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Saddle Stitch
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780312642334

LH30 * The Voice Of Fashion [1901], C.A. Degryse Read A Few Pges
The complete edition of the February 1, 1901 winter/spring edition together with the complete "The Diamond Garment Cutter Instruction Book" [1897] by W.H. Goldsberry and full size print of the scales and curve for the drafting of the patterns. Includes designs for women, children and men. (LH30) $19.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 106
ISBN: 1891656619, 9781891656613

RL30 * Women's Costume: 1877-1885, Charles Hecklinger
Progression of fashion and its change witha profusion of outer garments, embellishments, contemporary etiquette, fashion illustrations. (RL30) $25.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 0914046292, 9780914046295

Women's Wear Of The 1920's (B1894) $68.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0887346545, 9780887346545

Women's Wear Of The 1930's (B1893) $68.00 Order Item
ISBN: 0887346758

Danish Text

BO08 Laekkert Undertoj, Liselotte Gynther
A workbook for making ladies undergaments and swimsuits. Dutch text, excellent diagrams, pattern pieces included. (BO08) $48.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 80
ISBN: 8741888928, 9788741888927

* Moden 1840-1890 Danske (B1636) $160.00 Order Item
ISBN: 8717060494, 9788717060494

* Moden 1890-1920 Danske (B1895) $92.00 Order Item
ISBN: 8717062705, 9788717062702

AC11 Skjortor, Eva Nordlinder
Graphed patterns with sewing and embroidry details of thye traditional Norwegian shirt. (AC11) $26.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 52

Sy Folkedragten (sewing Folk Costumes) (D2040) $40.00 Order Item
ISBN: 8714285061, 9788714285067

German Text

SH18 Das Buch Der Haus-Schneiderei, Ein Leitfaden and Marie Niedner
Everyday Edwardian women's garments described in this reprint of 1910 publication. Includes garment patterns. (SH18) $75.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 40
ISBN: 3887462513, 9783887462512

SH08 * Das Buch Der Wasche (day Wear, C.1900), Brigitta Nochfelden and Marie Niedner
Reproduction of manual of home whitework, garments and linens covering care, embellishment and sewing with separate portfolio of numerous patterns. Blouses, undergarments, nightwear. Alphabets for embroidery and cross-stitch. German text. (SH08) $48.00 Order Item
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 92

Japanese Text

JG05 * Kimono Styling[6026], Miyo Tan
Kimonos and obis recycled into fashionable dress and accessory items. Color photos, full size pull out patterns, clear drawings. (JG05) $30.00 Order Item
Binding: Perfect Bound
Pages: 88
ISBN: 4529035549, 9784529035545

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