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clearness of the engraving (Fig. 50) explains how The under part is first plaited up, is made.

ruche

Fig. 50.

Double Buche for Dress Trimming,

and the second or narrower strip is made and laid in the The trimming is very appropriate to muslin center, dresses when the ruche can be made of two materials.

Fig. 51.

The Fan Ruche

for

Dress Trimming.

This ruche (Fig. 51) is intended for trimming dresses, and is newer than the plaitings, with fullness in the center. The plaits here are sewn on in clusters.

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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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