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Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Straight Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on creating straight ruffles.


Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Circular Ruffle, Jen Giddens, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller, Sarah Geer

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This is a how-to publication on creating circular ruffles.


Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Feb 2012

Sewing Technique: Lapped Zipper, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install lapped zippers.


Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Glossary, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley

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This publication includes a glossary of terms used in sewing.


Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Hand-Worked Keyhole Buttonhole, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to make hand-worked keyhole buttonholes.


Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Flat-Felled Seam, Jen Giddens, Sarah Geer, Lindsey Shirley, Chanae Weller

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This is a how-to publication providing information on how to sew a flat-felled seam.


Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley Dec 2011

Sewing Technique: Centered Zipper, Sarah Geer, Jen Giddens, Chanae Weller, Lindsey Shirley

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This is a how-to publication on the techniques used to install centered zippers.


Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Charity Pillowcases, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a charity pillowcase sewing project.


Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws Jul 2011

Sewing Skills Quiet Book, Debra Proctor, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to guide for completing a quiet book sewing project.


Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws Jun 2010

Weighted Pincushion And Thread Bag, Susan Haws

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This is a how-to publication on making weighted pincushion and thread bags.


Women And Sewing: Integrating Object Analysis With Documentary Evidence, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti Oct 2009

Women And Sewing: Integrating Object Analysis With Documentary Evidence, Jean L. Parsons, Sara B. Marcketti

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Conference Proceedings and Presentations

For centuries, sewing was a central feature of women's lives, education and employment. The story of sewing and its significance can be told through written records, however, to truly weave together an account of its importance , it is essential to include a variety of evidence, with the material culture of dress adding richness to the analysis.


Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young

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The serger machine, also known as an overlock, has revolutionized home sewing. They are fast, convenient, andd produce a professional seam. A serger will sew up to 1700 stitches per minute wheras the conventional sewing machine sews form 700 to 1100 stitches per minute. They can stitch, trim and overcast all at the same time. Another plus for sergers is the way they handle all fabrics from difficult to control silks and sheers to easy to handle knits.


A Top For A Teenager : An Embroidery Motif, O. Evans Scott Jan 1961

A Top For A Teenager : An Embroidery Motif, O. Evans Scott

Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

WHEN a girl shows an interest in sewing, encourage her by allowing her to make something for herself.

Choose something simple that can be finished quickly without Mother's help—a difficult, time-consuming article may cause a flagging of interest.


Ua94/6/1 Julia Hayes Student Papers, Julia Hayes Jan 1915

Ua94/6/1 Julia Hayes Student Papers, Julia Hayes

Student/Alumni Personal Papers

Domestic Science notebook created by Julia Hayes for Iva Scott's 1915 Home Economics class which met from 10:10 to 12:00. Includes information on supplies used for the class, instructions for sewing assignments and images of the finished projects.


Ua60/1 Book Of Instructions In Domestic Science In Warren County Schools, Wku Domestic Sciences & Domestic Arts Jan 1912

Ua60/1 Book Of Instructions In Domestic Science In Warren County Schools, Wku Domestic Sciences & Domestic Arts

WKU Archives Records

WKU. Book of Instructions in Domestic Science in Warren County Schools, 1912 by Iva Scott, Mary McNamara, Daisy O'Dell, Lillie Pope, Ida Judd, Daisy Horne, Virginia Hudson, Carrye Runner and Emery White. Includes list of Farmers' Bulletins and patterns for a towel, potholder, pencil case, apron and sewing stitches. Original housed in UA60/1 Home Economics and Family Living Box 1.