Patterns of Fashion Vol 2, 1860-1940
Englishwomen's Dresses and Their Construction C.1860-1940
Macmillan, Londen, 1982
out of print
Patterns of Fashion 2 focuses on the 80 year period preceding World War II.
Beginning with a day dress from c. 1861-3 from the London Museum and ending with a 1938 Evening dress from the V&A costume historian and researcher Janet Arnold traces period and style and draws up patters from the original garments on grid paper with construction instructions.