Couture Sewing

Tailoring Techniques

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Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 9781600855047

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 121

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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.

Classic Tailoring Techniques for Menswear

A Construction Guide

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Author: Roberto Cabrera,Denis Antoine

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1628921706

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 296

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This authoritative book on traditional custom tailoring construction has been fully updated with new art to reflect contemporary practices in bespoke and luxury ready-to-wear tailoring.

Couture Sewing Techniques

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Author: Claire B. Shaeffer

Publisher: Taunton Press

ISBN: 1600853358

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 2024

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.

The Art of Couture Sewing

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Author: Zoya Nudelman

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1609018311

Category: Design

Page: 456

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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

The Home Sewing Guide to Creating Designer Looks

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Author: Fox Chapel Publishing,Colleen Dorsey

Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing

ISBN: 1607650282

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 250

View: 8559

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.

Vintage Couture Tailoring

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Author: Thomas von Nordheim

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975887

Category: Design

Page: 160

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Traditional tailoring is a fascinating craft, which has not changed for many centuries, however, the techniques are now known only by a few practising in the best couture ateliers and bespoke tailor's workrooms. Nothing feels quite so luxurious or sophisticated as bespoke clothes, but the tailoring skills they require are often seen to be shrouded in mystery and the clothes therefore only accessible to the rich and famous. This practical book reveals the trade secrets of couture tailoring and brings vintage couture tailoring within the reach of all. With step-by-step photographs and professional tips throughout, it shows how a ladies' jacket is made and thereby introduces a range of fundamental tailoring techniques. These can be used for garments for either gender, as well as other sewing projects: moulding fabric to shape with the iron; employing loose interfacings; hollow shoulder construction; pad stitching canvas; interlining and weighting hems;making tailored and bound buttonholes;.... and many more forgotten techniques.Written by a tailor of international repute, Vintage Couture Tailoring is dedicated to all who appreciate the highest standard of craftsmanship, and who like using their eyes and hands to produce beautiful garments.Vintage couture tailoring is practised by only a few establishments around the world today and this practical book reveals the trade secrets of couture tailoring. An invaluable guide for professionals wishing to further their skills, and for enthusiasts with an interest in traditional tailoring. Shows how to make a ladies' jacket from preparation through to assembly and reveals the exquisite finishing details that are the hallmark of couture tailoring. Superbly illustrated with 417 colour step-by-step photographs.Thomas von Nordheim is a tailor of international repute.

Vogue Sewing

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Author: Butterick Company

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 511

View: 1182

A comprehensive guide to sewing techniques and equipment covers construction methods, tailoring and couture techniques, information about natural and man-made fabrics, pattern tips, and a fashion glossary

Couture

The Art of Fine Sewing

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Author: Roberta C. Carr,Pati Palmer

Publisher: Palmer/Pletsch Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Costume design

Page: 208

View: 1327

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

Professional Sewing Techniques for Designers

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Author: Julie Cole,Sharon Czachor

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1609019253

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 608

View: 8750

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

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction

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Author: Anette Fischer

Publisher: AVA Publishing

ISBN: 2940373752

Category: Design

Page: 191

View: 1500

Basics Fashion Design 03: Construction by Anette Fischer leads the reader through the essential stages of creating a garment, from pattern cutting and draping a mannequin, to finishing and haberdashery.