Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques

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Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques
Authors: Claire B. Shaeffer
Year: 2013
Publisher: Taunton Press
Language: english
ISBN 13: 9781600855047
ISBN 2551600855040
Categorie: Cutting and Sewing
Pages: 128
Edition: With ed.

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Couture Sewing: Tailoring Techniques Claire B. Shaeffer

If you want your notched collars to lie smoothly, like Ellen Tracy’s, or your buttonholes
finished to custom-tailored perfection, or your interfaced hems to have
the impeccable look of Chanel, this is the book to have.
Tailoring
presents sewing methods used in the European ateliers of Paris, Rome, and London. Via the , Shaeffer will instruct readers in essential techniques such as making a bound buttonhole, converting darts to ease, creating a patch pocket, interfacing a hem,  hand-stitching a fly zipper, and fitting sleeves. Where there is a trick or shortcut for a sewing method (without lowering the quality) Shaeffer demonstrates it, along with a host of more complicated tailoring techniques that improve the quality, looks, and lifespan of garments.    The companion book offers information on various designer’s construction methods and images of couture and ready-to-wear garments from Shaeffer’s
own collection. The package is a perfect mix of instruction and insight
into complex design-details that only could Shaeffer could provide.
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Categories:
Housekeeping & Leisure – Handicraft: Cutting and Sewing
Year:
2013
Edition:
With ed.
Publisher:
Taunton Press
Language:
english
Pages:
128
ISBN 10:
1600855040
ISBN 13:
9781600855047
File:
57.24 MB

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