Couture Techniques Workshop Basics with Claire Shaeffer

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Fashionistas, rejoice! At last, the techniques of couture sewing are demystified. This DVD is a well-organized and easy-to-understand visual workshop and will appeal to both home sewers and professionals — anyone who appreciates fine workmanship and takes pleasure in creating beautiful clothing. See an expert at work as Claire Shaeffer illustrates the basic techniques that take sewing to the next level — from hand sewing and machine stitching to marking methods, pressing, and hemming. This best-selling author and...

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Overview

Fashionistas, rejoice! At last, the techniques of couture sewing are demystified. This DVD is a well-organized and easy-to-understand visual workshop and will appeal to both home sewers and professionals — anyone who appreciates fine workmanship and takes pleasure in creating beautiful clothing. See an expert at work as Claire Shaeffer illustrates the basic techniques that take sewing to the next level — from hand sewing and machine stitching to marking methods, pressing, and hemming. This best-selling author and teacher shares insider tips and secrets, walking viewers through the process of creating high-end couture garments, as well as home accessories. This unique DVD, the first in the COUTURE TECHNIQUES WORKSHOP series, is based on years of professional experience. Just like a precisely tailored garment, sewers won’t find anything like it anywhere else.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600851537
  • Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/8/2010
  • Format: DVD - NTSC
  • Sales rank: 439,496
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Claire Shaeffer is an acclaimed couture designer and recognized expert in the history of fashion. She gives twice-yearly workshops to select few, has published many books on the topic of couture techniques including of course Couture Sewing Techniques, which has sold nearly 75,000 copies.

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Table of Contents

A. Hand sewing B. Machine stitching C. Marking techniques D. Pressing E. Hems F. Special techniques
 

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