Dressmaking made easy by McCall

By McCall

Contents

McCall published Pattern
Treatment of Materials
Equipment
Cutting and stitching Hints
Care of Clothing
Standard physique Measurements
How To Take Measurements
Altering the Pattern
Circular Skirt
Laying Out Material
Cutting the Garment
Tailors' Tacks
Constructive Stitches
Pressing
Seam Finishings
Hems
Tucking
Bias Binding
Underfacins
Bound or confronted Openings
Collars and Notch Collar
Side Openings
Sleeves
Darts and Tucks
Pleats
Inset—Godet—Flounce
Buttonholes
Buttons—Snaps—Hook and Eye
Position for Button & Buttonhole
Loops for Buttons
Corded Piping
Inserted Pockets
Belt and Belt Strap
Fastenings
Openings With Slide Fastener
Applying Lace
Hand Hemstitching
Decorative Stitches
Tailored Garment With Notch Collar
Coat Interlining
Lining
Unlined Coat, Furs, etc.
Index

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Gather sleeve to fit band. Sew one edge of band to sleeve, right sides together, adjusting gathers. Press. 2. Join underarm seam of sleeve and band, . right sides together. 3. Press underarm seam open. Turn up band and hem free edge to posi- tion over seam. 4. Shows finished sleeve. IB SEWING CUFF TO SLEEVE 1. Join seam of cuff and facing; Press seams open. Sew facing to cuff, right sides together, leaving tower edges free. 2. Trim away part of upper seam allowance before turning right side out; then press.

Cut buttonhole the required size and make small diagonal slashes at one end; then form a small circle with an eyelet stiletto. 2. Overcast edges to keep from fraying and to hold interlining, (if used) in position. 3. Place cord or heavy twist around but- tonhole, as illustrated. Beginning at the inner end, work buttonhole stitch down one side; continue around the outer end and along the other side. 4. At the inner end, make several stitches across slash, forming a bar-tack; then make blanket stitches over bar-tack and through the material.

2. Overcast edges to keep from fraying and to hold interlining, (if used) in position. 3. Place cord or heavy twist around but- tonhole, as illustrated. Beginning at the inner end, work buttonhole stitch down one side; continue around the outer end and along the other side. 4. At the inner end, make several stitches across slash, forming a bar-tack; then make blanket stitches over bar-tack and through the material. mil siliiiiUiiiiiliillilH nxv* 60 BOUND BUTTONHOLES BOUND BUTTONHOLE WITH FACING 1.

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