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Ladies Ulster Coat

How to Make a Lady’s Ulster

Plate 29 The history of the rise and progress of ladies’ tailoring has yet to be written, but we venture to anticipate the historian by asserting that the evergrowing popularity of tailor-made garments owes more to the cunning of the tailors’ fingers and to the influence of pressing and effective manipulation than to the cutter’s […]

Victorian Lady's Cape 1898

Autumn Capes September 1898

Autumn Capes Cut from Model Patterns Plate 28 Many of our readers are possessed of a set of Model or Block Patterns, and may be unaware of the method followed in cutting garments other than the ordinary jacket or bodice. A cutter should have a general idea of how these may be turned to advantage […]

ladies fashion 1898

Ladies’ Newmarket Coat by Frank Gentle

Plate 27 The diagram represents a Newmarket coat. This style of garment seems to be in favour with many lady customers, and looks very smart when made from check cloth. The diagram is single breasted, and made with small turn collar. Buttons are placed down the front about 2½ inches apart, as shown on diagram. […]