Tag Archives: Vests

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 […]

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 […]

Ladies Taylor 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 […]