Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Patternless Sewing-1921 Lingerie



This one is from the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences, Underwear and Lingerie, Vol I (copyright 1921).



This one, and the kimono, come from the Woman's Institute booklet, "Simplified Sewing" (also copyright 1921).



Scans of the original instructions for all three can be downloaded from my Flickr account.

2 comments:

GDad said...

Patternless sewing...

I bought a sewing machine to make a Halloween costume for Son. I ended up basically cutting out cloth in the shape of a tunic and sewing the halves together. It turned out OK. I doubt I'd try anything more complex without some kind of instruction.

Shay said...

I have five sewing machines and a serger. There is no hope for me.