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Costume - Dressmaking samples

From the Collection of Federation University Australia Historical Collection (Geoffrey Blainey Research Centre) Federation University Australia, Mt Helen Campus Federation University Australia E.J. Barker Library (top floor) Mount Helen Victoria

Description
Four samples of garment construction using calico
.1) sample partial bodice with a neckline made with an outside facing finish turned at the edge and machine stitched, french seams at shoulder and darts from shoulder.
.2) sample sleeve with two different cuffed ends.
.3) sample sleeve with turned under bias facing and split at cuff end and four darts at shoulder.
.4) sample of three pocket finishes, four covered buttonhole finishes, pintucks and seams with three different methods of finishing the raw edges, all on a sample bound by using two different methods and with one edge scalloped.
.5) sample of a partial bodice with shoulder french seams, pintucks and a collar with a placket opening.

Size
.1) 37 cm x 26 cm .2) 12 cm x 19 cm .3) 10 cm x 26 cm .4) 86 cm x 21 cm .5) 38 cm x 22 cm
Object Registration
23430
Keywords
garment construction, needlework, costume, dressmaking, textiles, ballarat technical art school, beverley lette, beverley mcbride, samples
Historical information
These samples were made by Beverley Lette who was a student of Dressmaking at the Ballarat Technical Arts School.
When Made
1947-49
Made By
Beverley Lette (Maker)
Last updated
22 Oct 2019 at 9:42AM