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Couture sewing : making designer trims : more secrets from a Chanel collector /

By: Publisher: Newtown, CT : Taunton Press, [2016]Description: 139 pages ; color illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 DVD (4 3/4 inches)ISBN:
  • 9781631866579
  • 1631866575
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • TT715 .S529 2016
Contents:
Topstitching -- Applied trims -- Applied bands -- Piping -- Seamed trims -- Lining and facing trims.
Summary: "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, expertly 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."--Amazon website.
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Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Notes Date due Barcode
Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General TT 515 SHA (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Issued Accompanying disc held in Staff Office 09/01/2023 0015783
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Topstitching -- Applied trims -- Applied bands -- Piping -- Seamed trims -- Lining and facing trims.

"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, expertly 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."--Amazon website.

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