Not currently on our shelves, but available to order (usually within a few days)
"The Scientific Tailor" is a vintage guide to tailoring concentrating on the science and mathematics that underpin its principles. Written in clear, simple language and full of helpful diagrams, this handy volume is perfect for those with a keen interest in tailoring for pleasure or for profit. Contents include: "First", "Second", "Third", "To Take the Measures", "The Neck Measure", "The Bust Measure", "The Hip Measure", "The Chest Measure", "The Width of Back", "The Length of Front", "The Under-arm Measure", "The Depth of Scye", "The Over-shoulder Measure", "The First Balance Measure", "The Second Balance Measure", etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on dressmaking and tailoring.