Couture Sewing Techniques

Sewers who have ever longed to create clothing with the distinctive look of haute couture will love this book.

Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600853358

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 776

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

If you want your notched collars to lie smoothly, like Ellen Tracy's, or your buttonholes finished to custom-tailored perfection, or your interfaced hems to have the impeccable look of Chanel, this is "the" book to have.

Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781600855047

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 121

View: 852

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.

The Dressmaker s Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques

The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques unlocks the door to stunning results with better shaping, simpler construction methods, and professional finishing touches.

Author: Lynda Maynard

Publisher: Interweave

ISBN: 9781596682474

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 826

Packed with professional techniques and tips, The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques takes the mystery out of the sewing and finishing techniques that many dressmakers assume are either extremely difficult or are only for professional fashion designers. Fashion designer and expert sewist Lynda Maynard tackles each professional technique with clear instructions in simple step-by-step stages. Once these skills are understood, sewists will embrace their dressmaking projects with more confidence and the ability to create chic, refined looks. The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques unlocks the door to stunning results with better shaping, simpler construction methods, and professional finishing touches. Lynda also explains several seemingly difficult "secrets," from making bindings and finishing for hems, armholes, and necklines to underpinnings and structuring techniques. Plus, she teaches how to master finishing touches from textured stitches to couching and applique. A complete guide to the fabrics suited to each technique and inspirational fashion photography are also included.

Couture Sewing Techniques

Author: Anita Tyagi

Publisher:

ISBN: 9788184115239

Category: Fashion design

Page: 240

View: 703


Couture Sewing Making Designer Trims

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.

Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781631866579

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 144

View: 568

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.

Bridal Couture

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

Author: Susan Khalje

Publisher: Krause Publications

ISBN: 9780801987571

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 720

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

Home Sewing Couture Techniques

In Home Sewing Couture Techniques fashion designer Kenneth King takes an in-depth look at workroom construction techniques and provides clear, step-by-step instruction in the basic, reliable techniques of classical couture.

Author: Kenneth D. King

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781845433079

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 176

View: 313

In Home Sewing Couture Techniques fashion designer Kenneth King takes an in-depth look at workroom construction techniques and provides clear, step-by-step instruction in the basic, reliable techniques of classical couture. His shortcuts, careful instruction and advice help sewers at every levels to produce impeccable results at home. Each technique is presented with simple, how-to drawings and detailed step-by-step instruction. Fashion-forward photographs of the designer’s own couture, and tight shots of fabrics and construction and decorative detail show the finished effects. Chapters include Choosing Fabrics, Equipment and Tools, Designer Finishes, Piping, Pockets and Buttonholes, The Tailored Shoulder, Designer Embellishments, and Fashion Handbags. With Home Sewing Couture Techniques you have a straightforward designer handbook of versatile techniques that produce designer-quality results every time. About the author Haberdasher to the stars, Kenneth D. King has designed clothing, home furnishings and accessories for Elton John, Jim Carrey and many other celebrities. He is professor of haute couture at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and also the author of Designer Bead Embroidery.

Creating Original Garments Using Couture Sewing Methods

As part of my research, I examined the techniques and methods used in couture sewing from the past to the present.

Author: Nicole S. Eckerson

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 56

View: 583

As part of my research, I examined the techniques and methods used in couture sewing from the past to the present. After researching couture sewing methods, I [created] three original garments. Justification for this research is to provide advanced knowledge in couture sewing methods, which will enable me to educate others on couture sewing and to sustain the practice and use of such techniques.

Couture Sewing the Couture Cardigan Jacket

If you want to make a jacket with the impeccable look of Chanel, this is the book to have.

Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781600859557

Category: CRAFTS & HOBBIES

Page: 144

View: 355

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

Design Room Techniques

A compilation of the sewing exercises the author taught in her two degree fashion courses: the introductory sewing course, and the capstone couture sewing course, finished samples and patterns for the book's exercises are presented on the ...

Author: Laurel Hoffman

Publisher:

ISBN: 9780966323641

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 448

View: 687


The Art of Couture Sewing

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 ...

Author: Zoya Nudelman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1609018311

Category: Design

Page: 456

View: 187

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

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Couture Techniques

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.

Author: Fox Chapel Publishing

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 1607650282

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 530

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.

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

New to this Edition: New Chapter 5 "Stitching Knits: Working with Stretch" and Chapter 7 "Fitting: Developing an 'Eye' for Good Fit" New chapter order reflects the stitching order of garments

Author: Julie Cole

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1609019253

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 608

View: 598

It is impossible to have good designs without having accurate quality construction skills. Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers is an up-to-date sewing guide that teaches fashion design students the skills they will need to execute their original designs in a professional environment. Each chapter covers a particular theme, such as collars, and reflects the order of assembly of any garment. More than 1,000 detailed and annotated sketches provide visual support to the techniques covered. New to this Edition: New Chapter 5 Stitching Knits: Working with Stretch New Chapter 7 Fitting: Developing an "Eye" for Good Fit Chapter order has been reorganized to reflect the stitching order of garments

The Dressmaker s Technique Bible

This book includes illustrated instructions, which explain the essential dressmaking techniques. It is suitable for beginners, or those who are already designing or making their own clothes.

Author: Lorna Knight

Publisher: David & Charles Publishers

ISBN: 9780715329542

Category: Dressmaking

Page: 256

View: 674

This text presents a complete guide to fashion sewing techniques, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or designing garments from scratch. Easy-to-follow instructions explain the essential dressmaking techniques, allowing you to work confidently from a pattern to create beautiful clothes.

Couture

Covers fit, pressing, details, darts, bias binding, piping, gathers, circular ruffles, sleeves, shoulder pads, topstitching, pockets, and buttonholes

Author: Roberta C. Carr

Publisher: Palmer Pletsch Pub

ISBN: 9780935278286

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 492

Covers fit, pressing, details, darts, bias binding, piping, gathers, circular ruffles, sleeves, shoulder pads, topstitching, pockets, and buttonholes

Illustrated Guide to Sewing Home Furnishings

Expert Techniques for Creating Custom Shades,Drapes,Slipcovers and More Fox
Chapel Publishing ... ISBN : 978-1-56523-440-6 $ 19.95 · 128 Pages Illustrated
Guide to COUTURE Sewing : Couture TECHNIQUES II Techniques The Home ...

Author: Fox Chapel Publishing

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 1607650266

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 173

With the expert sewing techniques shared in this book, anyone can create home-made soft furnishings with a designer's flair.

The Sewing Bible

This is the one book you need whether you're a beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between.

Author: Ruth Singer

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0770434681

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 304

View: 875

A complete course on sewing—from threading a needle to couture hemmingFinally someone has created every sewer's ideal companion: a comprehensive book on every aspect of hand and machine sewing—from the most basic to the most advanced—with a modern aesthetic and 20 projects to boot. From simple tutorials to in-depth masterclasses, Ruth Singer packs in lesson after lesson on both practical and decorative techniques. The Sewing Bible includes: • Easy-to-use instructions accompanied by hundreds of beautiful photographs detailing every stage of each technique•20 functional, fashionable sewing projects that illustrate many of the lessons—from an easy T-shirt transformation to a complex handbag—making this a how-to guide and pattern book in one •Extensive guides to fabrics and tools, and resources to help you choose the perfect materials and equipment for your projects •Advice on using organic and eco fabrics and working with recycled and vintage fabrics With more excitement than traditional sewing manuals, and much more depth than a book of projects, The Sewing Bible is an easy-to-use guide that's as attractive as it is comprehensive. This is the one book you need whether you're a beginner, an expert, or anywhere in between.

Gertie s New Book for Better Sewing

Presents lessons on sewing and customization techniques that can be used to create and enhance a vintage wardrobe, covering such topics as sizing, prepping, tailoring, patternmaking, and fitting.

Author: Gretchen Hirsch

Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang

ISBN: 9781584799917

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 208

View: 277

Presents lessons on sewing and customization techniques that can be used to create and enhance a vintage wardrobe, covering such topics as sizing, prepping, tailoring, patternmaking, and fitting.

Linen and Cotton

Discusses working with different textures, weights, and weaves of linen and cotton

Author: Susan Khalje

Publisher: Taunton

ISBN: 9781561582501

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 139

View: 440

Discusses working with different textures, weights, and weaves of linen and cotton

Sewing Techniques

Simplifies the often complex processes required to turn a two-dimensional design into its three-dimensional realization by arming readers with the basic sewing skills they need

Author: Jenny Prendergast

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 2940411913

Category: Design

Page: 184

View: 832

Simplifies the often complex processes required to turn a two-dimensional design into its three-dimensional realization by arming readers with the basic sewing skills they need