This section is from the book "Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction", by Laura I. Baldt. Also available from Amazon: Clothing For Women: Selection, Design, Construction.
6. Belting (silk petticoat)
2. Petticoat (silk)
Lower edge of corset cover
5. Fastenings . .
4. Hooks and eyes
5. Snap fasteners
1. Narrow tucks
2. French hem..
2. Lace overhanded to hem with eyelets below to draw ribbon through
1. Entre-deux fulness set in with seam bound with edge of entre-deux
2. Finishing braid or Bias band: featherstitched set over gathers; lace overhanded to band
3. Edge rolled and whipped and overhanded to beading or lace
1. Buttonholed scallops on edge; eyelets below for ribbons
5. Lace on raw edges ....
1. Lace beading insertion or edge whipped to raw edge of garment
(d) Neck line.. . - Continued.
5. Lace on raw edges - Continued.
3. Lace fagotted (Bermuda fagoting) to material; raw edge of material cut away
6. Embroidered, edging insertion or entre-deux
1. Embroidery beading or insertion: plain edge used for facing; gathers placed just below embroidery
2. Edging gathered and set into entre-deux or beading. Garment also gathered and set into other • edge of beading with French seam
3. Edges of insertion or entredeux, cut close to embroidery ;lace overhanded to it, or edge of cloth left beyond 1/8 inch, and lace whipped to raw edge of this
7. Ribbons, etc.
1. Wash ribbon:
Plain and figured, preferably white, or dainty colors
2. Lingerie braid
3. Bobbin (linen)
(e) A r m h o 1 e and sleeves
1. Corset cover a. Corset cover b. Night-gown
Armhole similar to neck, usually omitting ribbon beading
a. Set in with plain seam and bound with bias strip of material b. French seam, using entredeux
Lower edge. . .Repeat neck finish.