Instructions for cutting out apparel for the poor : principally intended for the assistance of the patronesses of Sunday schools, and other charitable institutions, but useful in all families : containing patterns, directions, and calculations whereby the most inexperienced may readily buy the materials, cut out and value each article of cloathing of every size without the least difficulty and with the greatest exactness : with a preface containing a plan for assisting the parents of poor children belonging to Sunday schools to clothe them, and other useful observations / published for the benefit of the Sunday school children at Hertingfordbury in the county of Hertford where the above plan has been found to be the best encouragement to the parents to send their children to the Sunday school and at the same time the best source of employment for the schools of industry.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals




85, [6] p., [13] leaves of plates ; 28 cm.


Descriptive Terms

Costume design.
Garment cutting.
Clothing and dress.
School children Clothing.


London, Eng. : Sold by J. Walter


85, [6] p., [13] leaves of plates ; 28 cm.


Collections has photocopy.
Includes index.

Call Number

Coll. TX340.I59 1789