For more information – Visit Website – At the point when declaration was first made in 1923 that Mary Brooks Picken of the Woman’s Institute had built up another arrangement by …
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At the point when declaration was first made in 1923 that Mary Brooks Picken of the Woman’s Institute had built up another arrangement by which an alluring dress could be made in 60 minutes, it stirred colossal enthusiasm among ladies all over the place.
One Hour Dress Made in 34 Minutes!
Some questioned that such an accomplishment was conceivable, until the dress was made in an open show in the Grand Central Palace, New York, in a short time, a reality recorded in the New York papers and bore witness to by authorities of the National Merchandise Fair…
At left – Mary Brooks Picken wearing a One Hour Dress, portrayed by the Woman’s Institute Fashion Artist, Alice Seipp.
Portion from “The One Hour Dress”
“A brilliant, regularly updated dress cut out, totally made, all prepared to put on inside 60 minutes! You may get a “call at one o’clock welcoming you to somewhat off the cuff assembling of companions at three, and you can go, in the event that you wish, wearing a modest new gown make in the time you would normally spend thinking about what to wear. Such is the pleasure you can discover in making your own garments since it is effectively conceivable to make an alluring, getting dress in 60 minutes.
Also, you can have the same number of “One Hour Dresses” as your heart wants — in interminable assortment, for the “One Hour Dress” isn’t a style of dress, it is a technique for making. It is another and basic arrangement by which the dress you select from the numerous structures right now really be removed, assembled, completed all total in an hour. Also, you can make other “One Hour Dresses” for yourself, on the grounds that various blends of hues and materials, various completes and contacts of enrichment will empower you to have recently the dress that interests to your taste and have it rapidly and at little expense.”
The basic dressmaking framework created by Mary Picken is similarly as pertinent today as it was in 1924. Regardless of whether you are attempting to make a 1920’s dress, sew a flapper dress outfit, master dressmaking, searching for motivation, or a style understudy – you will get something from this book.