The Art of Couture Sewing

The Art of Couture Sewing

by Zoya Nudelman
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1563675390

ISBN-13: 9781563675393

Pub. Date: 06/28/2009

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the book provides fully illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish. It covers tools and supplies, stitching of different kinds of closures, and draping techniques used in

Overview

The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the book provides fully illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish. It covers tools and supplies, stitching of different kinds of closures, and draping techniques used in designing shirts, skirts, and dresses. It also includes discussions of corsetry and executing accurate stitches. After reading this book, students will understand the various haute couture methods, particularly how these methods affect design decisions and relate to the quality of these very special garments.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563675393
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
06/28/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Sales rank:
1,272,637
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents:

Introduction to Couture
The Art of Textiles
Uses of Tools and Supplies
The Skill of Hand and Machine Sewing
The Skill of Hems and Edge Finishes
The Skill of Creative Embellishment
The Secret of Closures
Couture Draping Secrets
The Secret of a Corset
The Secret of Dress Making

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