Couture Sewing Techniques

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Taunton Press, 1993 - Crafts & Hobbies - 217 pages
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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.
  

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User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

This is a great reference for many beautiful couture techniques. It is definitely a go-to book for me. The only drawback is that the instructions for those techniques are difficult to follow -- the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Denise - Goodreads

An excellent sewing book. I wish there were more sewing books of this caliber. A bonus: the 2nd edition is even better. Read full review

Contents

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About the author (1993)

Claire Shaeffer is an acclaimed couture designer and recognized expert in the history of fashion. She gives twice-yearly workshops to select few, and has published many books on the topic of couture techniques including the first edition of "Couture Sewing Techniques," which has sold more than 80,000 copies.

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