Artist Eugenie Alexander makes pictures from fabric. Various shots of Eugenie sketching a scene then cutting out and sewing pieces of fabric onto a backing cloth. She uses a sewing machine. Eugenie's husband is Bernard Carter - also a well known artist - comes into Eugenie's...
Craft demonstrating - how to turn worn out dancing shoes into cosy bedroom slippers.
Footage of tailor Harry Weatherill using dressmaker's chalk to draw portraits on cloth.
Shots of the damage to American airship caught in bad weather.
Designer Olive O'Neill at work on simple but elegant tweed dress.
Footage of fabric weaving in London.
A fashion show by Linda Leigh for the larger lady. Scenes in her design studio. Archive footage showing fashion in the 1800's.
M of I trailer about moths - replacing clothes damaged by moth grubs wastes rations!