Shared May 7, 2018
Corrections and improvements on the information given in this video will be published here in the description section, along with relevant sources and name/username acknowledgement.
-Brocade: Ayazmoon, 39th St.
-Lining: A&K, 39th St.
-Ribbon: M&J Trimming
-Silk thread: Pacific Trimming
-Hooks & eyes: Pacific Trimming
For those in search of A1 grid sheet for patterning, because it exists pretty much nowhere:
-Cotton Tail Patterns, Etsy (https://www.etsy.com/shop/CottonTailP...)
Useful Tools for Those So Inclined:
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-Thread Counter (that small lens used to see close-up whilst patterning the original): https://amzn.to/2BI3e3X
-Clear 18-inch ruler: https://amzn.to/2DIdRrh
-Steel-headed straight pins: https://amzn.to/2ByJUaQ
-Every size & weight needle you will probably ever need: https://amzn.to/2Sd76R7
-My most favorite (& stupidly fiddly) #10 sharps, the tiniest needles: https://amzn.to/2SaZEGf
-Ye Trusty Olde 8” shears (tartan ribbon not included): https://amzn.to/2DXkUft
-Those wee bird snips that literally everyone seems to have: https://amzn.to/2zu9vzY
-(But I’ve also just found these that are a unicorn and I am severely tempted; I should not be trusted with Amazon: https://amzn.to/2KvXGgX)
-Large Newsprint Pad: https://amzn.to/2QF7uHQ
-Actual pattern paper: https://amzn.to/2DjwEbj
-Butcher’s paper: https://amzn.to/2DFtkIh
-French Curve: https://amzn.to/2RWzWVJ
Where available, I’ve located links to the digitised versions of these texts for your amusement.
-Allington, Sarah May. Practical Dressmaking. The Page Company, Boston. 1913. Print. (https://books.google.com/books?id=Mlp...)
-Banner, Bertha. Household Sewing with Home Dressmaking. Longmans, Green, and Co. London, 1898. Print. (https://books.google.com/books?id=IhM...)
-Browne, M. Prince. Dress-Cutting, Drafting, and French Pattern Modeling. A. Constable, London. 1902. Print.
-Krolik, Sarah Ewell. Hand Sewing Lessons: A Graded Course for Schools and for the Home. Educational Publishing Company, 1901. Print. (https://books.google.com/books?id=HUF...)
-Van Hoesen Wakeman, Mrs Antoinette Prudence and Heller, Louise M. Scientific Sewing and Garment Cutting: For Use in Schools and in the Home. Silver, Burdett & Company. 1898. Print. (https://books.google.com/books?id=9TR...)
-Woolman, Mary Schneck. A Sewing Course for Teachers Comprising Directions for Making the Various Stitches and Instruction in Methods of Teaching. Fifth edition. Frederik A. Fernald, Washington, D.C. 1915. Print. (https://books.google.com/books?id=pg9...)
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