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The Masterpiece
(from How to Sew 1904)

My mother cut it out for me, That side was very hard to fix;
And started it so I could see; And then the needle always pricks,
And then she turned some edges in And you must hold it and take care,
And let me take it to begin. Because the point is always there;
I made it. But I did not know And knots keep coming, by and by;
How very hard it is to sew. And then, no matter how you try,
I took a long time for that stitch, The thread comes out of its old eye;
And now it's there, I don't know which But somehow, now I have it done,
Is better; but not one is small. I think It is a prettv one.

A Complete Course in Dressmaking 1922PDF 6 mb
A Complete Handbook of Tailoring and Shop Management 1920PDF 5 mb
A Complete System of Cutting 1867PDF 1 mb
A Handbook for Sewing School Teachers 1893PDF 1 mb
A Handbook of Elementary Sewing 1915PDF 6 mb
A Little Sewing Book for a Little Girl 1918PDF 8 mb
A Scientific Guide to Practical Cutting 1873PDF 4 mb
A Self Teaching Dress Making System 1857PDF 2 mb
A Sewing Course - Comprising Directions for Making the Various Stitches 1908PDF 6 mb
A System for Cutting Ladies Garments 1883PDF 1 mb
A System of Garment Drafting Founded Upon Practical Experience 1845PDF 1 mb
A Treatise on Cutting Designing and Manufacturing Mens Clothing 1911PDF 5 mb
Artistic Ladies Tailor System 1898PDF 4 mb
Artistic Ladies Tailor System 1902PDF 5 mb
Basic Principles of Designing Reproducing and Garment Cutting 1917PDF 3 mb
Baughmans Advanced Hints on Dress Cutting 1892PDF 1 mb
Baynes Self Instruction Book for Dress Cutting 1883PDF 1 mb
Bisbees American Tailor System of Dress Cutting 1895PDF 1 mb
Byrnes New and Improved Dress Makers Model Measure Sheet 1882PDF 1 mb
Casneaus Guide for Artistic Dress Cutting and Making 1895PDF 4 mb
Clothing for Women 1916PDF 42 mb
Clutes Measurement System to Scientific Dress Making 1891PDF 797 kb
Coates Sewing and Dress Making Manual 1912PDF 5 mb
Complete and Practical Method of Sketching Garments 1915PDF 2 mb
Complete Instructions in the Art of Cutting All Kinds of Garments 1890PDF 3 mb
Complete Sewing Instructions 1917PDF 5 mb
Cornwells Fitting Chart and Sleeve System 1885PDF 3 mb
Crawfords System on the Science and Art of Garment Cutting 1874PDF 647 kb
Cutting Garments with the Davis Improved Square 1888PDF 587 kb
De Lamortons Parisian Champion Scientific Tailor System 1892PDF 3 mb
Designing Sack Coats Dress Coats and Vests 1918PDF 2 mb
Devereauxs Actual Measure System 1883PDF 6 mb
Divisional and Exact Measurement Systems for Garment Cutting 1872PDF 1 mb
Dr Wampens World Renowned System of Anthropometry 1903PDF 5 mb
Drafting Cotton Garments and Mackinaws 1918PDF 2 mb
Dress Fitting Made Easy 1892PDF 680 kb
Dressmakers Dictionary 1916PDF 1 mb
Dressmaking 1917PDF 20 mb
Efficiency Simplicity Economy in Cutting and Making Ladies Garments 1917PDF 1 mb
Eugene Pecoris Perfect System of Cutting Ladies Garments 1912PDF 1 mb
First Lessons in Sewing and Textiles 1921PDF 9 mb
Fountains Tailor System of Dress Cutting 1890PDF 1 mb
French and English Systems of Cutting Fitting and Basting 1881PDF 5 mb
Garment Cutting in the Twentieth Century 1892PDF 8 mb
Garment Cutting Self Taught 1889PDF 1 mb
Garment Drafting by Simple Rule Method 1907PDF 1 mb
Gordons Work on Cutting Mens Garments 1910PDF 8 mb
Guide and Partial Study in the Expert Course in Dressmaking 1915PDF 3 mb
Guide to Dressmaking 1876PDF 4 mb
Hales New Tailor System of French Dress Cutting 1885PDF 930 kb
Handbook on Dress and Cloak Cutting 1884PDF 3 mb
Hecklingers Ladies Garments 1886PDF 3 mb
Home and School Sewing 1901PDF 4 mb
Home Dressmaking - A Complete Guide to Household Sewing 1892PDF 10 mb
Home Dressmaking 1913PDF 3 mb
Home Dressmaking Made Easy 1896PDF 4 mb
Household Sewing with Home Dressmaking 1898PDF 3 mb
How to Alter Ill Fitting Garments 1919PDF 6 mb
How to Cut Fit and Finish a Dress 1892PDF 2 mb
How to Make Over Old Dresses 1892PDF 1 mb
How to Sew 1904PDF 2 mb
Human Proportions in Growth Exemplified in a Chart 1879PDF 2 mb
Instruction Book for the Standard Tailor System 1896PDF 5 mb
Instructions in Dressmaking Basting and Fitting 1884PDF 1 mb
Kaphans Kid Glove Fitting System for Ladies and Gents Garments 1890PDF 823 kb
Kellogg French Tailor System for Cutting Ladies Garments 1890PDF 2 mb
Key Line System of Garment Cutting 1892PDF 3 mb
Manual of Apparel Drafting and Sewing 1914PDF 2 mb
Manual of Exercises in Hand Sewing 1904PDF 4 mb
Margaret Blair System of Garment Drafting 1897PDF 2 mb
Margaret Blairs System of Sewing and Garment Drafting 1904PDF 8 mb
Mcdermotts New Tapeline Tailor System 1896PDF 4 mb
Mechanics of the Sewing Machine 1914PDF 4 mb
Merzs Practical Cutting System for Ladies Jackets and Cloaks 1911PDF 1 mb
Mme Veitch-Simonds Drapery System Chart 1889PDF 2 mb
New Teacher of Ladies Home Tailoring 1910PDF 1 mb
Pattern Making 1922 (Sewing)PDF 1 mb
Points on Dress Cutting and Fitting 1890PDF 2 mb
Popular Gentleman System for Cutting and Designing of Mens Garments 1917PDF 3 mb
Practical Hand Book for Tailors and Seamstresses 1883PDF 4 mb
Practical Sewing and Dressmaking 1913PDF 14 mb
Rosenbleets Perfect System of Ladies Garment Cutting 1911PDF 3 mb
School Sewing Based on Home Problems 1916PDF 20 mb
Schulmans System of Garment Cutting 1916PDF 3 mb
Scientific Dress Cutting and Making-The Harriet Brown System 1902PDF 4 mb
Scientific Sewing and Garment Cutting 1898PDF 8 mb
Sewing 1919PDF 5 mb
Sewing and Textiles 1921PDF 7 mb
Sewing for Litte Girls 1911PDF 2 mb
Sewing Machine Gazette Vol 9 No 131 1881PDF 54 mb
Sewing Machinery 1881PDF 5 mb
Sewing Without Mothers Help - A Story Sewing Book for Beginners 1921PDF 5 mb
Sheifers System of Designing Ladies Misses and Childrens Garments 1908PDF 1 mb
Simplified Pattern Cutting-A New and Easy Method 1918PDF 492 kb
Standard Work on Cutting 1884PDF 3 mb
Stones Paramount Cutter-A System for Cutting Garments 1887PDF 1 mb
Straight Shoulder Rules Systems and Methods of the Present Day 1901PDF 4 mb
Streiffs System of Garment Cutting 1913PDF 1 mb
Studies in Plain Needlework and Amateur Dressmaking 1887PDF 1 mb
Suggestions for Dressmakers 1896PDF 3 mb
Superlative System of Cutting Ladies Garments 1897PDF 5 mb
Tailor Glove Fitting System of Dress Making 1884PDF 7 mb
Textiles and Clothing 1910PDF 16 mb
The Alfred Scott System of Actual Measure of Coat and Vest 1906PDF 1 mb
The American Designer and Cutter 1915PDF 8 mb
The American Garment Cutter 1904PDF 5 mb
The American Metrical System for Cutting Ladies Garments 1884PDF 1 mb
The American System of Dressmaking 1907PDF 7 mb
The Art of Designing Cutting and Grading Gentlemens and Boys Clothes 1906PDF 10 mb
The Art of Dressmaking at Home and in the Workroom 1903PDF 4 mb
The Cutter and Guide 1883PDF 3 mb
The Cutters Manual 1882PDF 2 mb
The Diamond Garmet Cutter Instruction Book 1903PDF 4 mb
The Dress and Cloak Cutter 1881PDF 2 mb
The Dress You Wear and How to Make It 1918PDF 5 mb
The Dressmaker 1911PDF 12 mb
The Dressmaker 1916PDF 9 mb
The Expert Designer 1900 (Sewing)PDF 3 mb
The Great Modern System for Designing and Cutting Ladies Garments 1900PDF 2 mb
The Home Dressmakers Guide 1919PDF 8 mb
The Incline Method 1889PDF 1 mb
The International Cutting Schools System of Cutting 1913PDF 8 mb
The Invention of the Sewing Machine 1968PDF 8 mb
The Keif Method of Cutting Coats and Vests 1899PDF 2 mb
The Key to Success or the Dressmakers Guide 1882PDF 1 mb
The Keystone Jacket and Dress Cutter 1895PDF 3 mb
The Keystone System on Cutting and Designing Ladies Garments 1891PDF 3 mb
The Kintzel Dress Cutting System 1896PDF 778 kb
The Ladies Tailor Complete Instructor 1892PDF 2 mb
The Little Girls Sewing Book 1915PDF 9 mb
The Modern Designer 1900PDF 2 mb
The National Garment Cutter Book of Diagrams 1888PDF 9 mb
The New Complete Tailor System of Dress Cutting 1888PDF 1 mb
The New Dressmaker with Complete and Fully Illustrated Instructions 1921PDF 9 mb
The Original American Lady Tailor System 1884PDF 2 mb
The Parisian Tailor Instructor and Practical Guide to Ladies Tailoring 1895PDF 3 mb
The Pattern New Era Cutting System 1915PDF 1 mb
The Perfection Taylor System by Actual Measurement 1891PDF 720 kb
The Practical Designer 1918PDF 6 mb
The Science and Geometry of Dress 1876PDF 4 mb
The Science of Coat and Vest Cutting 1891PDF 1 mb
The Scientific System of Dress Cutting 1894PDF 813 kb
The Secret of Successful Tailoring 1910PDF 3 mb
The Self Adjusting Tailor System of Garment Cutting 1891PDF 1 mb
The Self Balancing System of Cutting Ladies Garments 1891PDF 3 mb
The Self Instructor 1892PDF 1 mb
The Sewing Machine - Its History Construction and Application 1864PDF 5 mb
The Standard Work on Cutting Ladies Tailor Made Garments 1908PDF 9 mb
The Tailoring Book 1899PDF 15 mb
The Tailors Guide 1868PDF 1 mb
The USA System of Ladies and Gentlemens Garments Cutting 1918PDF 2 mb
The Young Crooks Guide for Cutting Garments 1851PDF 575 kb
Thirty Years at the Cutting Board 1882PDF 1 mb
True Guide to Practical Cutting 1866PDF 3 mb
Weinbergs Cloak Skirt and Cape Cutter 1900PDF 1 mb
Welanders Perfected Combination System 1896PDF 1 mb
Works Ladies Tailor System 1914PDF 1 mb

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