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The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction
Textbook for dressmakers using the new Bishop method. This method includes measuring patterns for fit and altering where neccesary.
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published 1959 by J. B. Lippincott Company
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This is an excellent book for dressmaking showing clear, concise directions with good illustrations and photographs. There is an excellent chapter on fitting problems, and how to correct these on the flat pattern. I found the flat pattern information easier to understand in this book than some of the modern flat patternmaking textbooks.