High-Fashion Sewing Secrets from the World's Best Designers: Step-By-Step Guide to Sewing Stylish Seams, Buttonholes, Pockets, Collars, Hems and More (Rodale Sewing Book)
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Shaeffer reveals the sewing secrets of fashion design legends such as Geoffrey Beene, Ralph Lauren, Oscar de la Renta, Yves Saint Laurent, Liz Claiborne, and Calvin Klein. 90 color photos.. Internationally known sewing expert Claire B. 491 color illustrations. Any sewer can create original designs using these fashion details that are seen in expensive, ready-to-wear fashions
Five Stars Awesome book. Book looks new. Glad I bought it Ru This book has been very helpful in my struggle to break out of beginning sewing. It helps the reader construct garments on a much more professional level. And it helps you to alter existing patterns to create your own design ideas as well as make your own patterns from scratch. I don't know if this would be really useful for someone who is very advanced in his or her. Victoria Tarrani said Excellent for the High Fashion Designer. This book is filled with information and great sewing techniques so that no matter what you make, it will fit but it won't just fit, it will fit as if you had it custom made by Chanel. There are lots of secrets that make sewing seem like a snap.I've been sewing for years, and I love the book.
Home sewers need and want exactly the kind of painstaking construction tips that Claire B. This is one of the best intermediate sewing guides on the market. She not only tells you how to add designer details such as those mentioned above, but also how to copy any garment, alter a sleeve, change seams to darts or folds (or vice versa), and make a basic pattern. . Shaeffer provides. If you want your notched collars to lie smoothly like Ellen Tracy's, your pants zippers to be as invisibly fused with the inseam pocket as Giorgio Armani's, and your topstitched facings to have the impeccable look of Chanel, this is the book to have