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The Practical Designer for Women's and Misses' Underwear

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The Practical Designer


Women's and Misses'


consisting of

Corset Covers, Camisoles, Brassiers,
Envelope Chemise, Nightgowns,
Drawers, Bloomers, Combinations,
Pajamas, Princess Slips

and Petticoats

According to the most up-to-date method.

Specially designed for self-instruction and Copyrighted by


Entered in the Library of Congress, Washington, D. C. 1918.

Published by




Title page for Women's and Misses' Underwear 789
Problem of Underwear 790-791
Proper Way of Taking Rise Measurement 792
Proportional Measurements for Women's and Misses' Underwear  793
Woman's First Foundation Lines 794-795
Woman's Second Foundation Lines 796-797
Woman's Corset Cover 798-799
Woman's Tight-fitting Corset Cover 800-801
Woman's Brassiere 802-803
Woman's Camisole 804-805
Woman's Chemise 806-807
Woman's Envelope Chemise 808-809
Woman's One-piece Night Gown 810-811
Woman's Night Gown with Yoke 812-813
Woman's Princess Slip 814-815
Woman's Bloomers or Knickerbockers, Front Part 816-817
Woman's Bloomers or Knickerbockers, Back Part 816-817
Woman's Drawers, Front Part 818-819
Woman's Drawers, Back Part 818-819
Woman's Pantaloon Pajamas, Front Part 820-821
Woman's Pantaloon Pajamas, Back Part 820-821
Woman's One-piece or Circular Drawers 822
Woman's Envelope Drawers 823
Woman's One-piece Pajamas, Kimono Style, Front Part 824-825
Woman's One-piece Pajamas, Kimono Style, Back Part 826-827
Woman's Combination Chemise, Back Part 828-829
Woman's Combination Chemise, Front Part 828-829
Woman's Step-in Chemise 830-831
Woman's One-piece Step-in 830-831
The Study of the Stout Form 832
Proportional Stout Measurements for Women 833
Woman's Tight-fitting Drawers, Front Part 834-835
Woman's Tight-fitting Drawers, Back Part 834-835
Woman's Kimono Effect Foundation 836-837
Woman's Pajama Blouse 838-839
Woman's Standing Collar 840
Woman's Flat Collar 841
Woman's One-piece Sleeve on Top of Armhole 842-843
Woman's Two-piece or Four Gore Petticoat 844-845
Woman's Five Gore Petticoat 846-847
Misses' Foundation Outline 848-849
Style Illustrations 850
Grading for Women's and Misses' Underwear 853
Problem of Grading for Women's and Misses' Underwear 854