Ready Made Clothing
During The Civil War, uniforms were custom made. Like for an example uniforms were made in workers home under the government contract. But it wasn’t no type of extraordinary material or clothes “Ready-made apparel existed but it was limited” (paragraph 1, line 1). Coats and jackets and undergarments were only in some sizes, most material wasn’t ready and difficult to fit.” Factories were built for demands orders of the military” (paragraph 1 line 6) factories began to make more uniforms than half of home sewers could, after the Civil War the measurements for uniforms clothing where predictable and rational to the sizing of man.
Women clothing were different, they developed slowly and not fast as other products. Women outfits were custom made” (paragraph 2 line 2). People came together to put together ready-made apparel for women clothing. “New ways/techniques were developed for supplies” (paragraph 2 line 4) demands from the urban classes were rising, new people who has a domestic life, work life, and fashion life found their self’s with new fashions. Ready-made clothing for women had an impact on stores to in paragraph 2 line 7 they said “they no longer shopped at the towns general store for bolts of calico fabrics” which means the impact of ready-made clothes made a downfall in stores to for people who use to go to stores to buy their own sewing material to make their clothes .Articles of ready-made clothes were seen as modern and fashionable to some. “Ready-made clothes were convenient for American women” (paragraph 2 line 12) they were convenient due to the fashion update that change so quickly. Sewers who made their own clothes it was bad on them because styles changed frequently for them and the sketched for a pattern took more time then it took ready-made American women clothing.
“The new ready-made clothing often fit poorly (paragraph 3 line 1) tailors would have to keep measuring and making...