Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques

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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 create the elegance, detail and polish of couture clothes. This book is a source of many of the techniques used by the world's most famous designers, including Yves St. Laurent, Christian Dior, Chanel, Givenchy and Balenciago. Containing a wealth of information and detailed techniques for hand stitching, shaping a perfect fit, finishing edges flawlessly, making beautiful fastenings, tailoring and finishing jackets and designing stunning eveningwear, the book covers each aspect with easy-to-follow drawings and finished results demonstrated.
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 19.05mm | 862g
  • Connecticut, United States
  • English
  • 63 colour and 41 b&w photographs, 131 drawings
  • 0942391888
  • 9780942391886

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