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Couture sewing techniques

Author: Claire B Shaeffer
Publisher: Newton, CT : Taunton Press, ©1993
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Couture Sewing Techniques presents the finest sewing techniques in the world as they're actually practiced in couture workrooms.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire B Shaeffer
ISBN: 0942391888 9780942391886 1561584975 9781561584970
OCLC Number: 28421993
Notes: "A Threads book"--Cover.
Description: 217 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: The basics of couture sewing --
Inside the world of haute couture --
The art of hand sewing --
Shaping the garment: Seams, darts, and pressing techniques --
Edge finishes: hems, facings, and bindings --
Closures --
Part II: Applying couture techniques --
Skirts and pants --
Blouses and dresses --
Sleeves --
Pockets --
Jackets and coats --
Eveningwear --
Selected glossary of terms --
Metric conversion chart.
Responsibility: Claire B. Shaeffer.
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Couture designers use only the finest sewing techniques when making up garments in their workrooms. Nowadays the same techniques are available to anyone who is a keen dressmaker and who wants to  Read more...

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