Vintage 1917 Woman Institute of Domestic Arts Sciences, Scranton, Pennsylvania. Maternity and Infants Garments. A how-to sewing book, with pointers for making clothing fashionable as well as comfortable. Styles shown are for daytime house and afternoon dresses.
Also very cute, are the negligee and boudoir jackets, complete with bed caps. Another chapter included is preparing for the baby. Several style of long dresses, slips and little shirts including the types of fabric that could be used. The layette includes comforters, carriage robe, pads and cushions. Not to forget, baby bonnets and bib. As the child grows older, a number of short dress styles are featured.
67 pages of interesting reading.
A wonderful book for research or for vintage costuming.
Size is 6" x 9" . Soft bound covers. Very nice clean condition.