Historical information

These samples were made by Beverley Lette who was a student of Dressmaking at the Ballarat Technical Arts School.

Physical 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.