The New American - Mitchell Text-Book of Designing, Patternmaking and Grading. Ladies' Coats Suits Dresses Skirts Waists.
Price: 125.00 USD
New York: American-Mitchell Fashion Publishers, 1938. folio, 160 pp. 88 full page b/w diagrams. "Since the year 1873, the Mitchell Designing School, now known as American-Mitchell Designing Schools, has been teaching and perfecting the science of designing, pattern making and grading ladies' coats, suits, dresses and all tailored wearing apparel. The sum total of this knowledge is of inestimable value. We have endeavored in this volume, to condense this accumulated knowledge into a series of practical working diagrams, drafted with a viewpoint of attaining the desired result in each case by the simplest and easiest manner possible." First edition. fine.