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Excerpt from Dressmaking: A Manual for Schools and Colleges<br><br>Part I I considers Textiles, the materials which are used in dressmaking, and discusses the economic value of vari ous fibres and fabrics. The general processes of textile manufacture are given to serve as a basis for consider ation of the cost and wearing qualities of any fabric. A few suggestions are included for physical tests for fabrics - such tests as do not require a knowledge of chemistry and are possible in the schoolroom or at home.<br><br>Part III treats of design and technique in pattern making and dressmaking. It presents various methods for cutting, fitting, and finishing a garment to meet the demands of art and of convention as affected by fashion.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.