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Title: Dress Design. [First edition].
Description: London, The Studio, 1953. 8. Original cloth. Title in black type on spine. 95pp. Captioned monochrome frontispiece, captioned monochrome illustrations in 6 plates featuring home made fashinable female dress for various occasions, numerous captioned monochrome figures of fashionable clothes and cutter's patterns with detailed expert technical directions, [2]pp. appendix illustrating alterations from from the normal block patternto disproportionate figures (cutters patterns with technical directions printed recto/verso}, table of contents. [How to do it series, No. 47]. Practical and detailed english language manual describing in detail the technique of fashionable dress making at home, e.g.: what is a designer and how to get your training, conception of ideas, start of fashion, fabric of fashion, designer at work, measurement taking: correct sizing; block patterns, designing to fit, evening gown manufacture, what is good design. Still of practical interest. Good copy.

Keywords: fashion dress design blockdesign alteration sizing fitting cutters patterns homecraft manual handleiding culture heritage material disproportion technique tailoring eveninggown

Price: EUR 40.00 = appr. US$ 43.47 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 54988