Types of seam and finishes, bias cutting and joining, decorative embroidery stitches, darts and tucks; Construction of cloth, weave (structure) of cloth, dyeing and printing of cloth, finishing of cloth. Olga Zazulisk, Textiles, Sewing.

Types of seam and finishes, bias cutting and joining, decorative embroidery stitches, darts and tucks; Construction of cloth, weave (structure) of cloth, dyeing and printing of cloth, finishing of cloth

Np: Olga Zazulisk, 1938-1939. First edition. Hardcover. Unpaginated. 27.5 x 22.5 cm. 105 leaves,150 textile and sewing samples tipped-in, some glued directly, the sewing samples carefully mounted, with an additional 18 fabric textile samples in enveloped tipped-in on last leaf. This sample and manuscript presents a lavishly illustrated artifact, training for women prior to World War II in this applied art handicraft. A high level of craftsmanship is reflected herein -- knowledge of textiles, weaving, and the origins thereof. The first half of this work includes finished sewing, embroidery, and needlework by Ms. Zazulisk for Ms. Meditz, her teacher. Samples show: types of seam finishes, beading, tucks, darts, embroidery and satin stitches, arrow head, crows foot, faced and bound scallops, rolled hem on bias, shirring, chiffon finishes, lace appliqué, et al. Some samples executed in the shape of miniature articles of clothing, including skirts. Second part of the sampler depicts typewritten assignments, notes and course work for her textile class -- how to buy and assess fabrics, care for materials, judge quality, select fabric for special uses. Particular attention paid to cloth construction, weaving, dying and printing of cloth and fabric finishing. There are over 100 fabric swatches with detailed notes, plus weaving instructions and homespun cloth samples. Occasional chips to fore-edge leaves, some text toning, holes of gutter margins reinforced. Black cloth ring binder preserving original two ring binder. Very good. Item #20561

Price: $600.00

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