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Five Steps To Wardrobe Versatility, Louise Young Jan 1993

Five Steps To Wardrobe Versatility, Louise Young

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Clothes are an essential necessity for all of us. The first thing we do in the morning for school, work, and other activities is get dressed. Getting dressed may be a major frustration if the clothes in our closet don't take care of our lifestyle needs. Mornings can easily begin in turmoil when we can't find the right thing to wear. Our clothing decisions are dependent on our own lifestyle, personality, values, coloring, and body proportions. It is difficult for another person to determine what our individual clothing needs are. To achieve a versatile wardrobe that is suited ...


Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young

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The serger machine, also known as an overlock, has revolutionized home sewing. They are fast, convenient, andd produce a professional seam. A serger will sew up to 1700 stitches per minute wheras the conventional sewing machine sews form 700 to 1100 stitches per minute. They can stitch, trim and overcast all at the same time. Another plus for sergers is the way they handle all fabrics from difficult to control silks and sheers to easy to handle knits.


Inferred Values Of Clothing Related To Adjustment Among Pregnant Women, Violet Elizabeth Dowdeswell May 1972

Inferred Values Of Clothing Related To Adjustment Among Pregnant Women, Violet Elizabeth Dowdeswell

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The first objective of this study was to investigate the adjustment of women during pregnancy through various indices, namely: level of anxiety, attitudes to pregnancy, and perception of body-image boundaries, and to investigate the relationship among these indices. A second objective was to determine if a significant rank order of values inferred through clothing exists among pregnant women, and to relate these values to the measures of adjustment. The comparison of women by trimester and gravidity on the measures of adjustment and the inferred values, was a third objective. The theoretical framework proposed that adjustment to the stress of pregnancy ...