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The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction
The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction Author:Edna Bryte Bishop, Marjorie Statler Arch The Bishop Method of Clothing Construction, first presented in 1959, received widespread acceptance by homemakers, teachers, and students throughout the United States as well as certain areas of Canada, Europe, Free China, and Australia. — This revision reflects additions necessitated by fashion changes as well as certain modern techniques. The ... more »Bishop Method is founded on a few revolutionary principles and techniques which are essential in the construction of the most elementary garment. It contemplates the maximum use of the sewing machine and the minimum amount of hand work. Sewing is made easier and the joy of accomplishment substituted for the old-fashioned, laborious, and time-consuming pinning and basting method.
The Bishop method embraces the following fundamental principles:
Accuracy in preparing, cutting, and marking fabric