Thursday, April 17, 2014

Home Sewing Tips from the 1920s - Smart Plait Treatments

Accented box pleats are the focus of this excellent tip from Ruth Wyeth Spears and the 1920s. She provides two ideas - top-stitched box pleats with extended points (a very handsome treatment, I think), and pairs of box pleats trimmed with braid (note the use of a low-hung belt over the pleats -a nice extra touch!).

Fine flapper fashion, I think!

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