Full Title: The Lady's Economical Assistant
or, The Art of Cutting Out, and Making, The most useful Articles of Wearing Apparel, Without waste; Explained by the Clearest directions, and Numerous Engravings, of Appropriate and Tasteful Patterns By A Lady, 1808
This newly typeset and meticulously re-drawn publication of the 1808 book, contains cutting directions and patterns for clothing for Infants, Three Quarters Clothing, Two Year Olds, Girls about Five Years, some items for Women and Men, and Linen for Lying-in Womenówith clothing for poor infants and One to Two Year Olds.
Numerous illustrations in the text, plus twenty-seven plates with pattern figures (some complete patterns, and some neckline/armhole/shoulder curves, etc.) printed in half scale off the original fold-out plates. But you don't have to use these. Get The Supplement, which provides the full-scale tissue patterns!
A new preface, editorial notes and illustrations are included in this addition.
80 pages, soft cover. 11" ◊ 8 1/2"
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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 08 May, 2007.