Category July 1898

Ladies Tailor 1898

Illustrations of British Costumes July 1898

The figure on the left is dressed in a neat costume, suitable either for town or seaside wear. The material represents a black or blue Twill Serge, designed in the most recent style. The jacket is cut on the same principle as an Eton, with a belt to keep it close to the waist at […]

ladies fashion 1898

Practical Notes On Trying On

NERVOUS ONE,  in a descriptive letter of the worries and troubles of a ladies’ tailor, asks our advice as to the best method of preparing a Bodice for a fit on, with a few suggestions as to the mode of fitting on the garment. If on measuring, the figure is of the normal build, have […]

ladies fashion 1898

Examination in Dress Cutting and Making

The Hugh Myddleton Board School, Clerkenwell-green, is well adapted for the various examinations and lectures held there, in connection with the curriculum of studies which the teachers and assistants of the London School Board are called upon to undergo. The classrooms and lecture halls are lofty and spacious, and accommodate from 50 to 100 candidates […]

ladies fashion 1898

Deviations Required by Ladies

Long and Short Necks. By Frank Gentle. Long Necks. Diagrams 1 and 2. Shows the alteration required for the above. Raise the back from 1 to 2, and 3 to 4, and re-shape as dotted lines. For the forepart raise the neck point from 1 to 2, and shape the shoulders and gorge as represented […]

1898 Capes

Fashionable Capes for Spring and Summer Wear

The current fashion of Capes and Mantles differ from their predecessors, principally in the length and fullness worn; attention being directed more to the trimming and braiding, of which there are several elegant specimens to be seen in the shops of well-known caterers to this branch of the trade. The styles we have chosen for […]

Ladies Tailor 1898

Ladies’ Vests July 1898

BY GRADUATED TAPE (PART MEASURE) SYSTEM Vests are now worn almost universally by ladies, so that we offer no apology for their introduction in these pages. The system is an easy one, and can be worked out by any number of average intelligence, the measures being few in number and easy of application. Three measures […]

Ladies Tailor 1898

Advertisements July 1898

The Tailor and Cutter Reliable Model Patterns of Ladies’ Garments The Lady Students’ Practical Instructor and Guide to Cutting Ladies’ Tailor-Made Garments Reliable Model and Special Patterns, Ladies, Gents, Juveniles, Clerical, Livery, Athletic, Cycling, Equestrienne & Miscellaneous Garments. Style and fit Guaranteed. Up-To-Date in Every Detail

Ladies Tailor 1898

Notes from the Cutting Room By SARTOR

“Experience is by industry achieved, And perfected by the swift course of time,” Has proven a truism to many a cutter since it was first uttered, and never was the force of it more true than at the present time, when we are in the midst of an age of changes. We have hardly settled […]

The Ladies Tailor Notes of the Month

Notes of the Month JULY 1898

The ladies’ tailoring trade has been unmistakeably brisk during the past month, there being every sign to indicate a record season. Many firms who have not hitherto undertaken orders of this sort, have started a department for Ladies’ trade, and we believe many of them have reaped a satisfactory harvest by their enterprise. The difference […]