Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques


By (author) Claire B. Shaeffer

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  • Publisher: Taunton Press Inc
  • Format: Paperback | 218 pages
  • Dimensions: 201mm x 251mm x 13mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Connecticut
  • ISBN 10: 1561584975
  • ISBN 13: 9781561584970
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 104 colour photographs, 131 b&w line drawings
  • Sales rank: 31,939

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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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