1920s Mary Brooks Picken Woman's Institute Sewing Book 14 B-3 Lingerie Blouses

$ 24.95

Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences
Early Correspondence School Textbook
14 B-3 Tailored and Lingerie Blouses Part 2
1923 Edition

Each Pictured Blouse has Comprehensive Instructions to Make it without a Paper Pattern

This book is one of a large series of correspondence school textbooks starting in 1916 and going into the late 1920s.  These fantastic sewing books were published by the Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts & Sciences founded by Mary Brooks Picken.  Mary Brooks Picken was the most prolific sewing teacher and writer of all time.  In addition to this series she also wrote the best how to sew guide book produced by Singer.  All told she wrote 96 books on sewing.  She also taught "Economics of Fashion" at Columbia University.

Each Woman's Institute Book is a small 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 Inch booklet.  This is dated 1923 on the front cover.  It starts on page 43 and ends on page 83.   All of the pages are tight in the binding.