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30 same, or of contrasting material flounces are sometimes corded with another shade of color, and ball dresses of white tarlatan look admirably when finished with satin ;

cordings.

Fig.

Binding

16.

Double Cording.

used In dressmaking, both as a trimming and as a secure finish, as at the edges of dresses, &c. Our illustration shows binding hemmed on on both sides of the braid

;

is

but binding

is

often run

No.

on the other

17.

on one side and

hemmed

Binding

and again, on thin materials the braid is simply folded in half and run on, taking the stitches through on the other side. This mode is used in binding tarlatan flounces with satin ribbon, &c. ;

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A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

A Guide to Dressmaking - 1876  

19th Century Dressmaking techniques

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