Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2011
ISBN: 1600853358
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing Techniques Book Excerpt:

Sewers who have ever longed to create clothing with the distinctive look of haute couture will love this book. They'll learn the finer points of hand sewing, shaping, and finishing for a high-end, professional look. This book is for all sewing enthusiasts who appreciate fine workmanship.

Couture Sewing

Couture Sewing
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 121
Release: 2013
ISBN: 9781600855047
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing Book Excerpt:

The best collection of 150 decadent recipes for chocolate sweets of all types, triple-tested by the Fine Cooking test kitchen staff to ensure delicious results. There's no bad or out of season for chocolate and the continued increase in chocolate sales is indicative of consumers' desire for indulgence. Fine Cooking Chocolate features 150 chocolate recipes from the pages of Fine Cooking. Recipes include everything from cookies and bars to cakes, pies, frozen treats, truffles, breads and muffins. And with Fine Cooking's signature authoritative advice about all the extras that guarantee success, novice cooks and seasoned bakers alike will get scrumptious results the first time. Perfect for home cooks who want to make luscious chocolate desserts and treats with guaranteed success.

Couture Techniques

Couture Techniques
Author: Fox Chapel Publishing,Peg Couch
Publsiher: Design Originals
Total Pages: 199
Release: 2011
ISBN: 9781565235342
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Techniques Book Excerpt:

"llustrated 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

Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques
Author: Anita Tyagi
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2014
ISBN: 9788184115239
Category: Fashion design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Couture Sewing the Couture Skirt

Couture Sewing  the Couture Skirt
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2015-01-06
ISBN: 9781627103879
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing the Couture Skirt Book Excerpt:

A fashion design historian and haute couture expert focuses on the garments created by Chanel and offers home sewers the inside scoop on techniques, construction methods and design-atelier industry secrets to create their own impressive clothing. Includes companion step-by-step DVD. Original.

Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques

Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques
Author: Lynda Maynard
Publsiher: A&C Black
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2010-01-01
ISBN: 1408127598
Category: Dressmaking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques Book Excerpt:

Trin-for-trin instruktioner i at fremstille tøj i et professionelt snit

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Couture Techniques

Illustrated Guide to Sewing  Couture Techniques
Author: Fox Chapel Publishing,Colleen Dorsey
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2011-03-01
ISBN: 1607650282
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Couture Techniques Book Excerpt:

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.

Couture Sewing the Couture Cardigan Jacket

Couture Sewing  the Couture Cardigan Jacket
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2013
ISBN: 9781600859557
Category: CRAFTS & HOBBIES
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing the Couture Cardigan Jacket Book Excerpt:

Learn to sew beautifully embellished pillows at home. This pattern collection features designer techniques, simplified for the home sewer, and easy-to-follow instructions for making ten fabulous pillows. Whether you're updating your house, creating a house-warming gift to be cherished, or simply working on your sewing techniques, sewing enthusiasts of every skill level will enjoy the results of these wonderful patterns

Couture Sewing Making Designer Trims

Couture Sewing  Making Designer Trims
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Publsiher: Taunton Press
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2016-09-20
ISBN: 9781631866579
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing Making Designer Trims Book Excerpt:

You have spent weeks creating a couture, Chanel-inspired suit: selecting fabric, measuring, cutting, basting, sewing, finessing each element so that it would make the master herself proud. To finish it off, you need a masterfully matched, experty attached designer trim. Once again, couture sewing expert Claire Shaeffer is here to teach you how. Couture Sewing: Making Designer Trims presents sewing methods Claire Shaeffer has developed based on her own meticulous research into couture sewing methods and techniques. This unique, multimedia approach, which includes detailed step-by-step instructions, photos, and how-to video, form an essential resource for sewists looking to elevate their garments to the next level by adding appropriate trims. This must-have resource gives an overview of the different types of trims that are used in a couture workroom and explains different methods for attaching the trims to a garment. As a bonus, you'll learn how to create trims from scratch. As with the other volumes in the Couture Sewing series, the printed book presents intriguing garment examples from Shaeffer's impressive personal collection, alongside information on the construction methods used to create them.

Famous Frocks The Little Black Dress

Famous Frocks  The Little Black Dress
Author: Dolin Bliss O'Shea
Publsiher: Chronicle Books
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2014-08-12
ISBN: 1452130442
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Famous Frocks The Little Black Dress Book Excerpt:

Coco Chanel, Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly. . . . Each of these women had an influential take on the most classic wardrobe staple of all: the Little Black Dress. In this chic sewing book, patternmaker Dolin Bliss O'Shea pulls inspiration from famous LBDs throughout history—including Mary Quant's mod mini, a classic wrap dress worn by Liza Minelli, Princess Diana's smart A-line, and more—and offers patterns for reinterpreted versions that are perfectly stylish. Including 10 full dress patterns with sewing variations to make 20 garments in all, a primer on sewing techniques, vintage photographs of style icons, and full-color shots of the finished pieces, this book has everything fashionistas need to bring timeless style right into their closets.

Bridal Couture

Bridal Couture
Author: Susan Khalje
Publsiher: Krause Publications
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1997
ISBN: 9780801987571
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bridal Couture Book Excerpt:

Gives instructions for making four different kinds of bridal gowns, with a portfolio of the author's creations, and tips on choosing fabrics and gown construction

Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques
Author: Daily Publishers
Publsiher: Independently Published
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2019-04-18
ISBN: 9781095097922
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Couture Sewing Techniques Book Excerpt:

Perfect gift notebook for sewersFashion couture is a field of continuous fast paced action. Fashion designers, illustrators and sewer's all keep handy toolsto assist them with their concepts building and executions. This lined notebook / diary is can be used by sewers tostore information on their latest or upcoming sewing projects. They can write their schedules and tasks or things to doin this simple plain lined diary. The journal has 120 pages for easily writing details of sewing projects.Grab your copy of this sewer's journal today by clicking the buy button now

Fashion Boutique Sewing with Your Sewing Machine

Fashion Boutique Sewing with Your Sewing Machine
Author: Shera Rose Kincaid
Publsiher: Booktango
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2015-07-07
ISBN: 1468962051
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fashion Boutique Sewing with Your Sewing Machine Book Excerpt:

It’s for anyone who... · Is just beginning to sew their own clothes · Wants to improve the quality of their sewing skills · Wants to stop sewing clothes that look home-made and start sewing clothes that are similar quality to clothes that might come from a boutique · Wants easy ways to improve the look of your sewing · Wants to learn sewing skills that they can build on, for the rest of their life Quality counts, especially when it comes to your appearance. The finished appearance of your clothing shows the world what you think of yourself and your appearance. The quality of your sewing skills shows a lot about what kind of a seamstress or seamster you are. If like me, you love sewing clothing, you’ll want to do everything you can to improve the look of your handmade clothing. I’ve been sewing clothes since I was in high school. Try my Easy Tips for Creating Boutique-Quality Handmade Clothing, and watch the look of your handmade clothing go from home-made to boutique-quality. Chapter Titles Introduction Seams Pressing Fitting Seam Finishing Topstitching Thread & Notions Know Yourself & Your Body Creating Your Wardrobe Little Things Mistakes Summary.

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Garment Construction

Illustrated Guide to Sewing  Garment Construction
Author: Fox Chapel Publishing,Colleen Dorsey
Publsiher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2011-04-01
ISBN: 1607650258
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Garment Construction Book Excerpt:

Learn how to make all the building blocks of a great wardrobe. A perfect book for those who want to make their own clothing for style, fit, or just for fun.

How to Start a Home based Fashion Design Business

How to Start a Home based Fashion Design Business
Author: Angela Wolf
Publsiher: Rowman & Littlefield
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-12-04
ISBN: 0762792612
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Start a Home based Fashion Design Business Book Excerpt:

This book will be a priceless resource for those considering adventuring into the fashion industry, yet not knowing how or where to start. Comprised of detailed information, How to Start a Home-based Fashion Design Business will be a guide for the aspiring designer to plan and execute a successful home based business. This material will not only provide a fashion realm, but will show how to create additional revenue streams in the sewing field. This book will be the "one stop shop" for the small designer.

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing
Author: Sarah Gunn,Julie Starr
Publsiher: C&T Publishing Inc
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2019-11-08
ISBN: 1617458732
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Stylish Guide to Classic Sewing Book Excerpt:

The authors of The Tunic Bible craft a “clever guide to the DIY creation of tried and true staples of a woman’s wardrobe . . . truly inspiring” (Publishers Weekly). Discover the secrets to sewing a stylish wardrobe with staying power! This spirited guide walks you through thirty timeless garments to make for yourself, including a must-have button-up shirt, tailored trousers, a flattering A-line dress, and the indispensable modern classic pencil skirt. With a conversational narrative, the authors have created an engaging, informative guide to sewing by tracing the origins of each garment, along with styling and sewing tips, charming fashion illustrations, and a modeled photo gallery. Pencil skirt pattern and instructions included! “This delightfully illustrated book featuring a conversational narrative chronicles 30 beloved classic silhouettes that lie at the core of women’s wardrobes . . . Each garment chapter laced with fascinating facts and trivia tidbits gives new meaning to why we wear what we wear . . . [a] keen guide to creating a fresh collection of timeless garments.” —Elysian “It should be inspirational to those just beginning to sew for themselves as well as those who just aspire to it! . . . With this book in hand, you will both sew and dress with confidence and style.” —Fifty Dresses “This book is so well-written and the illustrations are amazing.” —Girls in the Garden

Sewing for Fashion Designers

Sewing for Fashion Designers
Author: Anette Fischer
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2015-04-06
ISBN: 1780677030
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sewing for Fashion Designers Book Excerpt:

This comprehensive guide explores the fundamental sewing methods fashion designers need and teaches professional garment construction. Chapter One introduces sewing tools and machinery (including industrial machines). It discusses how to work with patterns and explains cutting-out methods. Chapter Two is devoted to different fabrics and how they work, focusing on the construction of a garment, including fastenings and trimmings, and the use of materials to support structured pieces, such as corsets. Hand-sewing techniques and basic seams are explored in Chapter Three. Techniques are demonstrated with step-by-step photographic guides combined with technical drawings. A guide to making garment details and decorations, such as pockets, waistlines, and necklines, is found in Chapter Four. Chapter Five addresses fabric-specific techniques, for everything from lace to neoprene. The best technical approaches to use for patternmaking and construction are discussed for each fabric. Catwalk images demonstrate how these kinds of techniques are employed by designers.

Sew Any Fabric

Sew Any Fabric
Author: Claire Shaeffer
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 160
Release: 2003-11-10
ISBN: 1440220336
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sew Any Fabric Book Excerpt:

Fabric Basics at Your Fingertips Have you ever wished you could call an expert and ask for a five-minute explanation on the particulars of a fabric you are sewing? Claire Shaeffer provides this key information for 88 of today's most popular fabrics. In this handy, easy-to-follow reference, she guides you through all the basics while providing hints, tips, and suggestions base don her 20-plus years as a college instructor, pattern designers, and author. In each concise chapter, Claire shares fabric facts, design ideas, workroom secrets, and her sewing checklist, as well as her sewability classification to advice you on the difficulty of sewing each fabric. Color photographs offer further ideas. The succeeding sections offer sewing techniques and advice on needles, threads, stabilizers, and interfacings. Claire's unique fabric/fiber dictionary cross-reference over 600 additional fabrics. An invaluable reference for any one who sews, Sew Any Fabric provides practical, clear information for novices and inspiration for more experienced sewers who are looking for new ideas and techniques.

The Art of Couture Sewing

The Art of Couture Sewing
Author: Zoya Nudelman
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2016-03-10
ISBN: 1609018311
Category: Design
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Art of Couture Sewing Book Excerpt:

The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to custom techniques in the construction of couture garments. Beginning with a brief history of haute couture, the book covers tools and supplies then discusses matching fabrics with the appropriate needle, thread, pressing, and construction techniques. The types of closures, hems and finishes used in couture as well as basic draping techniques are discussed. The text is filled with step-by-step techniques along with clear instructions and illustrations. Nudelman covers many embellishment techniques, including beading, embroidering, and fine stitching with added sections on shisha, couching, eyelet overcasting and ribbon rosette stitches. Highly illustrated with photographs of couture designs as well as close-ups of finishes and details, The Art of Couture Sewing will inspire the design of high-quality garments using couture techniques. New to this edition ~Expanded coverage of corset history, design, and construction ~New chapter on constructing large skirts including trains, hoop skirts, and petticoats ~Updated fashion photographs and new illustrations throughout the book Features ~End-of-chapter biographies discuss notable designers and their couture techniques, such as Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Valentino, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Vera Wang ~More than 1,300 color photos and illustrations

Techniques in Sewing

Techniques in Sewing
Author: Haute Couture Unlimited
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 37
Release: 1991
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Dressmaking
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Techniques in Sewing Book Excerpt: