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By McCall

Contents

McCall revealed Pattern
Treatment of Materials
Equipment
Cutting and stitching Hints
Care of Clothing
Standard physique Measurements
How To Take Measurements
Altering the Pattern
Circular Skirt
Laying Out Material
Cutting the Garment
Tailors' Tacks
Constructive Stitches
Pressing
Seam Finishings
Hems
Tucking
Bias Binding
Underfacins
Bound or confronted Openings
Collars and Notch Collar
Side Openings
Sleeves
Darts and Tucks
Pleats
Inset—Godet—Flounce
Buttonholes
Buttons—Snaps—Hook and Eye
Position for Button & Buttonhole
Loops for Buttons
Corded Piping
Inserted Pockets
Belt and Belt Strap
Fastenings
Openings With Slide Fastener
Applying Lace
Hand Hemstitching
Decorative Stitches
Tailored Garment With Notch Collar
Coat Interlining
Lining
Unlined Coat, Furs, etc.
Index

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Finish lower edge of sleeve with narrow hem and slash seam allowance at upper part of opening. Cut a strip of self material, \y2" wide and twice the length of sleeve opening, plus seam allowance at each end. Sew continuous lap to opening according to directions given on page 50, details I to 3; then turn in seam allowance at ends of continuous lap and overhand edges to- gether. Fasten opening with snaps. WITH BIAS UNDERFACING Turn in seam allowance at sleeve opening and lower edge; then cover raw edges with bias underfacing, mitering at corners as illustrated.

Shows right side of buttonhole. 5. Baste facing to bound buttonhole wrong sides together. 6. Slash facing over position of buttonhole, turn in raw edges, and hem to position. WELT BUTTONHOLE 1. Cut 2 strips, 1/2" wide and 1/2" longer than finished buttonhole. Fold through center and stitch close to raw edges. Place raw edges on line of buttonhole, on right side of material; then stitch '/g" from raw edges to I/4" from ends. 2. On wrong side, slash through center to •/g" from ends and diagonally to corners.

Cut buttonhole the required size and make small diagonal slashes at one end; then form a small circle with an eyelet stiletto. 2. Overcast edges to keep from fraying and to hold interlining, (if used) in position. 3. Place cord or heavy twist around but- tonhole, as illustrated. Beginning at the inner end, work buttonhole stitch down one side; continue around the outer end and along the other side. 4. At the inner end, make several stitches across slash, forming a bar-tack; then make blanket stitches over bar-tack and through the material.

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