Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950
Men’s Tailoring: Bespoke, Theatrical and Historical Tailoring 1830-1950 introduces the reader to English tailoring and covers the drafting of patterns, cutting out in cloth, and the whole traditional construction techniques in sequence for the tailoring of a waistcoat, trousers and jacket. The book comprises:
- Step-by-step instructions, complete with illustrations, for students and costumiers who’re new to the making of male tailored garments from the 19th and 20th centuries;
- Drafting blocks and construction techniques for the principle three styles of 19th century male garments: frock coat, morning coat and get dressed coat;
- Patterns, photographs and detailed measurements taken from quite a few male coats, jackets, waistcoats and trousers from c1830 – c1950 from museums and collections.
From selecting the proper cloth to preparing for the correct process, this how-to steer will lend a hand readers create beautiful, historically accurate three-piece suits for events and performances.
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