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Practical Dress Design, Principals of Fitting and Dress Making - by Mabel D. Erwin, Professor of Clothing and Textiles, Texas Technological College. Published by The MacMillan Company, 1954. This revised edition was printed in 1970.

16 Chapters, beginning with Your Foundation Pattern, take you through Fitting, Basic Darts, Dar Manipulation, Decorative Darts and Seams, Fullness to Creating Style, Yokes, CLosings and Extensions, The French Dart, Sleeves, Bodice and Sleeve Combined, COllars, Skirts, Dresses, Completing Patterns and Principals of Dressmaking.

174 pages plus index, this book is filled with diagrams and design ideas. It also has a basic pattern (one half size scale for a size 14).
Hard cover book measures 8 3\/4" x 11 1\/4".

Book is very good condition with some highlighted sections in the first few chapters.

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Practical Dress Design by Mabel Erwin - Pattern Making and Fitting Book


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