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    DescriptionThis title helps you learn the timeless skills and techniques of sewing designer quality fashions and creating one of a kind, custom fitted pieces that have shape, strength and beauty. "Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques" guides readers through the characteristics that separate basic sewing from couture such as a custom fit, meticulous handwork and quality construction. Starting with an overview on important topics such as working with fine fabrics, custom fitting garments and hand stitching, readers will go on to learn how to create one of a kind fashions that have shape, strength and beauty with close up chapters on creating couture collars, necklines, sleeves and more.

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    Couture Techniques
    The Home Sewing Guide to Creating Designer Looks
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Peg Couch
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 191 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 544 g
    ISBN 13: 9781565235342
    ISBN 10: 1565235347

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24210
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T11.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 06
    BIC subject category V2: WFB
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T General Subject: 250
    Ingram Subject Code: CR
    Libri: I-CR
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    DC22: 646.404
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A97603600
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    DC22: 646.4/04
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A97602736
    BISAC V2.8: CRA009000, CRA035000
    LC classification: TT519.5 .C68 2011
    Thema V1.0: WJF, WFB
    Illustrations note
    full colour throughout, includes photographs, includes illustrations & diagrams
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Imprint name
    Fox Chapel Publishing
    Publication date
    21 July 2011
    Publication City/Country
    East Petersberg
    Author Information
    Peg Couch is an amateur seamstress and book acquisition editor at Fox Chapel Publishing. Fox Chapel Publishing crafts information for a hands on world. With over 350 backlist titles, two magazines and over 35 new books each year; Fox Chapel specialises in educating and inspiring crafters working in a variety of mediums including sewing, woodworking and others.
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    This illustrated sewing guide takes readers through the characteristics that separate basic sewing from couture such as a custom fit, meticulous handwork, and quality construction. Learn how to create one-of-a-kind fashions that have shape, strength, and beauty.
    Back cover copy
    Learn the techniques to create flawless details and a perfect fit. You've seen the work of top fashion designers on the red carpet, the runway, and glossy magazines. Their garments are always of the finest fabric while the craftsmanship-from the perfect fit to the impeccable seams- is of the highest standard. How do they create such elegant, one-of-a-kind fashions? With the Illustrated Guide to Sewing: Couture Techniques, you can now create your own designer-qualitty garments by learning the elements that separate basic sewing from couture sewing. The clear illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions wil guide you through the time-honored methods of custom fitting, meticulous handwork, and quality construction that, when combined with premium fabrics, result in one-of-a-kind garments with strength, shape, and beauty. Best of all, by learning the couture standard of excellence, you will have the satisfaction of creating fashions that represent your own high standards of style, detail, and elegance. Timeless Sewing Techniques that Never Go Out of Fashion The Ilustrated Guide ot Sewing Series teaches the classic techniques that have been employed by seamstresses and desisgners for years. Whether makinga tailored suit, a little black dress, or custom drapery- this series covers everything you need to know about choosing fabric, taking measurements, altering patterns, fitting, design, and more. Other books in the series include: Tailoring Garment Construction