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Couture Sewing Techniques, Revised & Updated - Claire Shaeffer

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The world of haute couture is a place where only a privileged few can ever hope to reside, ... more

right? Wrong. Fashion historian Claire B. Shaeffer
opened the door to this exclusive realm in her
authoritative guide to the techniques that define
couture sewing. And now, the industry bible,
Couture Sewing Techniques, has been revised and
updated throughout " with new photos and a
chapter on specialty fabrics. No one can unravel
couture garment construction the way Schaeffer
can, from the art of hand sewing to mastering edge
finishes, from classic closures to shaping a
garment for a perfect fit. Readers learn all the
basics " and more importantly: how to apply the
techniques " on skirts and sleeves, pockets and
jackets, evening gowns, and more. Gorgeous photos,
clear illustrations, and concise language combine
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Couture Sewing Techniques, Revised & Updated by Claire Shaeffer 2nd (second) Edition (2011) - Claire Shaeffer

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A guide to the techniques of couture sewing. The book begins with hand-sewing the basis for every haute couture garment and then introduces the reader to the world of haute couture sharing the craftsmanship of the most skilled artisans in the world including: Christian Dior; Yves St Laurent; Coco Chanel; Hubert de Givenchy; Balenciaga; Schiaparelli; Valentino; and Lecoanet Hemant. The guide also includes over 100 colour photographs and 131 step-by-step pattern illustrations.

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EAN 9781561584970
Type Non-Fiction
Genre Lifestyle
Subgenre Home & Hobbies
Publisher Taunton Press Inc
Title Couture Sewing Techniques
Author Claire B. Shaeffer
ISBN 1561584975

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