The samples are all unique designs with their own names, like "Ivy League Shirt", "College Classic", "Checkerboard" and "Moonglow" Many of the smaples which were made by the editor Russ E Groff, are still taped onto the pages as issued. Most are approximately 2"x2". The middle spread of each issue contains the sample and directions for re-creating it.
Each issue contains a thorough discussion of each sample, including the cost of the various threads, their sizes, the rationale for using different fabrics, etc. A curious set of magazines developed by charismatic hobbyist, about fine with no tears or evidence of wear.
Uncommon in this condition, particularly with all samples intact. As a small, independent bookseller in Cleveland, Ohio, I deal in general used, rare, and antiquarian books, autographs, manuscripts, pamphlets, and personal and family papers in all subjects.My family has been in the antiquarian book business since 1971. We take pride in our business and make every attempt to describe each item in our inventory accurately according to the highest standards of the rare book trade. This listing was created by Bibliopolis. The item "Warp and Weft Sewing Hobbyist's Magazine complete with original Samples 1st 1957" is in sale since Saturday, March 30, 2019.
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