THE ONE HOUR DRESS
When announcement was first made in 1923 that Mary Brooks Picken of the Woman's Institute had developed a new plan by which an attractive dress could be made in an hour, it aroused tremendous interest among women everywhere.
At left - Mary Brooks Picken wearing a One Hour Dress, sketched by the Woman's Institute Fashion Artist, Alice Seipp.
The method developed by Mary Picken is just as relevant today as it was in 1924. Whether you are trying to create a 1920's dress, learn dressmaking, looking for inspiration, or a fashion student you will get something from this ebook.
- Introduction - Making a Dress in an Hour
- Variations of the One Hour Dress
- Take Your Measurements
- Other Variations Shown in This Book
- Complete the Skirt
- Bind Neck and Sleeves
- Make the Belt
- Join the Blouse and Skirt
- Finish the Dress
- Divide the Material
- Cut Out the Blouse
- Cut Out Belt and Skirt
- Complete the Blouse