The Art of Sewing--Delicate Wear Author:Time-Life color photos, diagrams, illustrations
Five chapters: Afloat in Elixirs of Femininity; A Swirl of Ethereal Fabrics; Swinging into Airy Fashions; Dainty Boudoir Luxuries; Enchanting Webs of Needlework.
aqua, lime and white delicate floral fabric cover
This is a 1975 edition. The cover is very nice floral pattern. Inside there are beutiful pictures of retro and elegant flowing fashions which can still be used today. Goes into detail on types of textiles to pattern cutting. More sections details fancywork of lace,tucks, halters,necklines,sleeves or sleveless, fancywork and beads, shadowstich and embroidery,handmade lace and also crochet lace. There is so much more all sections can be adapted to modern delicate wear and undergarment construction.