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Author Maynard, Lynda.

Title Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques

Published London : A & C Black, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (161 pages)
Contents Cover; contents; introduction; couture technique selector; the couturier's kit; bindings and finishes; design details: on show; design details: concealed; designer underpinnings; directory of luxury fabrics; essential couture techniques; glossary; resources; index; credits
Summary This book takes the mystery out of couture techniques which many dressmakers assume are either extremely difficult, or only for the professional fashion designers. Dressmaker's Handbook shows that these skills can easily be acquired thanks to clear instructions in simple, step-by-step stages. Containing a complete guide to the fabrics suited to each technique and insider secrets from professional dressmakers, the book also includes catch-up panels and refresher notes for novices. The book is divided into 3 sections: couture bindings and finishes, designer underpinnings and finishing touches. O
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Dressmaking -- Patterns.
Genre/Form Patterns.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1283194848
1408127598 (electronic bk.)
9781408127599 (electronic bk.)