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Period books to get you strarted

Just a quick listing of books from 1900-15 to get started on. If you know of other online, please post!

Home and school sewing ([c1901])
http://www.archive.org/details/homeschoolsewing00pattrich

Hand sewing lessons; a graded course for schools and for the home 1901
http://www.archive.org/stream/handsewinglesson00krolrich#page/n5/mode/2up

Textiles and Clothing 1907
http://www.archive.org/stream/textilesclothing00wats#page/n11/mode/2up

Talks on Successful Gowning 1910
http://www.archive.org/stream/talksonsuccessfu00leee#page/n5/mode/2up

Text-book on domestic art, with illustrations and drafts 1911
http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=hearth;cc=hearth;q1=domestic%20art;rgn=title;idno=4088778;didno=4088778;view=image;seq=3;node=4088778%3A1;page=root;size=s;frm=frameset;

Sewing for Little Girls (1911)
http://www.archive.org/details/sewingforlittle00fostgoog

Coates sewing and dress making manual .. (1912)
http://www.archive.org/details/coatessewingdres00coat

Handbook of dress and childhood: a complete homestudy course, comprising Textiles and clothing 1912
http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=hearth;idno=4217311

When mother lets us sew 1910-15
http://www.archive.org/stream/whenmotherletsu00ralsgoog#page/n3/mode/1up

The practical sketcher
a complete and practical method of sketching, for women's, misses', junior's, children's and infant's garments.
http://openlibrary.org/books/OL23638590M/practical_sketcher

The dressmaker: a complete book on all matters connected with sewing and dressmaking from the simplest stitches to the cutting, making altering, mending and caring for the clothes.
Author: Butterick Publishing Company.1916
http://hearth.library.cornell.edu/cgi/t/text/pageviewer-idx?c=hearth;cc=hearth;idno=4216145;frm=frameset;view=image;seq=2;page=root;size=s

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wieselkind
Aug. 31st, 2010 10:03 am (UTC)
fantastic, I've got a list of resources on another blog, shall I send you the links I've found?
I've got rather a lot of links, from photos to patterns, its getting over whelming!
corsetrasewing
Aug. 31st, 2010 06:06 pm (UTC)
I would love it if you posted to the community. I have never ventured into this era, and I am sure others here are new to it as well.
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