Fitting dresses.

One of 1,872 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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A guide to fitting and altering ready-made dresses, or home-sewn dresses that that have been cut and basted. Does not include instructions for pattern alterations.

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29 p. [1] : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Sommerfeld, Edna E. (Edna Ella), 1904- 1944.

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A guide to fitting and altering ready-made dresses, or home-sewn dresses that that have been cut and basted. Does not include instructions for pattern alterations.

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29 p. [1] : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [30]).

Contents: How to know a good fit -- Helps toward a good fit -- Darts are useful fitting aids -- A plan of fitting -- Fitting the neck and shoulders -- Collar difficulties -- Fitting the bust and back -- Fitting armhole and sleeve -- Fitting the waistline -- Fitting the hips -- Hem difficulties -- Fitting the ready-made dress -- Typical alterations on ready-made dresses.

"Supersedes Farmers' Bulletin no. 1530: Fitting dresses and blouses"--p. [2] of cover.

Printed in 1944; issued January 1945 and distributed February 1945.

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Government Documents A to Z Digitization Project

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The United States Department of Agriculture Farmers' Bulletins were produced to disseminate information about agricultural topics. This collection includes bulletins published between the 1880's and the 1980's.

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  • 1944

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  • June 22, 2009, 9:39 p.m.

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Sommerfeld, Edna E. (Edna Ella), 1904-. Fitting dresses., book, 1944; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9168/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.