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These eye-catching fabrics are layered to create the semblance of three-dimensional motifs. They increase the perceived and real value of any garment for me.

Style lines and details add so much to a garment! Hope the revised version includes this info. Claire’s atricles are always so informative and so is her original book. Read reviews that mention couture sewing haute couture sewing techniques hand sewing claire shaeffer highly recommend great book step by step coyture to follow couture sewing techniques next level home sewer claire schaeffer easy to understand anyone who sews techniques used love this book visual learner fashion design great reference.

A quote I recently read, ‘it is the complexity of the subject that compels me’. I,m ready to take my skills up to the next level, and Claire Shaeffer’s Couture Sewing would be just the ticket! I can do anything with a needle and thread, it’s just a matter of knowing sweing to do.

I also have the older version of Clair’s book. This type of construction, with precision handsewing keeps garments from looking “homemade”. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. What a great resource! Couture Sewing Techniques, Revised and Updated: Adding special embellishments and making the design your own, is what I am trying to graduate to.


I’m also intrigued by the “proper” way to make a blazer’s hem and front facing meet. I wish it had more pictures!

The costumes we build are strong and lasting, but some fine techniques suffer. I’d like to learn hand-sewing techniques. Tailoring Techniques by Claire B. It detracts from an otherwise good book. I have yet to master shaping the bust area and constructing the understructure support.

I would love to learn more about fitting and various alterations. Would love to win as I am disabled and alone, so income is tiny, but being mostly housebound, creativity is important to my sanity.

The illustrations of the couture sewing techniques are clear and well drawn. I continually strive to learn and improve my sewing. So if I could learn a few tricks, it might ease my fears We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Our group would love it. Access to such books is limited in Australia, and I would feel privileged to win this.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I had read Shaeffer’s edition and thought I was being silly to buy this newly revised and updated version.

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Kenneth King has been my inspiration but lack of time to practice has been my downfall so far. I am self taught, like many, and really miss knowing some of the finer techniques. It would be helpful to know more about looking at a fabric then creating a look that optimises its inherent qualities.

Keep up the great work Threads!

I am ready to learn the proper way to twchniques finish. I love to see how Claire sews everything. Learn to sew sweater knits. I’m hoping that the addition of a book of this caliber would ease his fears and teach him valuable skills which would help both of us. I would like to perfect my bodices, especially those that are strapless and need boning.


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My library Help Advanced Shaeffet Search. I want to learn how to make my own patterns and build things to look more designer! I’d, also wish Threads had an online digital version of their magazine. I’ve always been terrified of button holes! I would love to win this fabulous book! I would love to add this wonderful book to my collection.

I love to sew but I am limited by my instruction. Possibly this is above my current skill set, but you never tschniques. I’m sure I can learn many things from this book. I am not sure what Couture technique I would like to learn. Nonetheless, I’d love to learn Claire’s methods on creating and adjusting perfect fits for slacks and pants, as shaeffeg as diminishing that bit of a tummy bump way past being a baby one.

Seam finishing is, for me, the true indicator of a seamstress’s skills. Nov 28, Kayla rated it it was amazing. I’m glad it is a book, and not a dvd. And, of course, the chapter on shaping the garment is right up my alley. I’ve been sewing about 15 years now and I am constantly trying sewinh learn and challenge myself.