Tournament of Books 2015
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | March 13, 2015

    Hanya Yanagihara: IMG Nine Tips for Finishing That Novel



    My second novel, A Little Life — about a group of men in New York and their friendship over the course of 30 years — will be published... Continue »
    1. $21.00 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      A Little Life

      Hanya Yanagihara 9780385539258

    spacer
$76.00
New Mass Market
Ships from International Warehouse (read more)
Add to Wishlist
available for shipping only
Not available for In-store Pickup
Qty Store Section
1 International Warehouse Art- Style and Design

The Art of Couture Sewing

by

The Art of Couture Sewing Cover

 

  1. This particular item is stocked in an International Warehouse and will ship separately from other items in your shopping cart.

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

- Introduction to Couture

- The Art of Textiles

- Uses of Tools and Supplies

- The Skill of Hand and Machine Sewing

- The Skill of Hems and Edge Finishes

- The Skill of Creative Embellishment

- The Secret of Closures

- Couture Draping Secrets

- The Secret of a Corset

- The Secret of Dress Making

- Describes each application in detail, with step-by-step instructions and clear illustrations

- Matches fabrics to the appropriate needle, thread, pressing, and construction techniques

- Projects at the end of each chapter help students to fine tune their skills

- Instructor's Guide provides suggestions for planning the course and using the text in the classroom

Synopsis:

This text is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the text provides fully-illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish.

Synopsis:

The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the book provides fully illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish. It covers tools and supplies, stitching of different kinds of closures, and draping techniques used in designing shirts, skirts, and dresses. It also includes discussions of corsetry and executing accurate stitches. After reading this book, students will understand the various haute couture methods, particularly how these methods affect design decisions and relate to the quality of these very special garments.

About the Author

Zoya Nudelman is an instructor at International Academy of Design and Technology, Chicago and the Art Institute of Illinois.

Table of Contents

Contents:

Introduction to Couture
The Art of Textiles
Uses of Tools and Supplies
The Skill of Hand and Machine Sewing
The Skill of Hems and Edge Finishes
The Skill of Creative Embellishment
The Secret of Closures
Couture Draping Secrets
The Secret of a Corset
The Secret of Dress Making

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563675393
Author:
Nudelman, Zoya
Publisher:
Fairchild Books & Visuals
Subject:
Sewing
Subject:
Crafts - Sewing
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full colour + illustrations
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
10.9 x 8.4 x 0.9 in 1 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » Style and Design
Business » General
Hobbies, Crafts, and Leisure » Crafts » Sewing
Transportation » Aviation » General

The Art of Couture Sewing New Mass Market
0 stars - 0 reviews
$76.00 In Stock
Product details 400 pages Fairchild Books & Visuals - English 9781563675393 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This text is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the text provides fully-illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Art of Couture Sewing is a practical guide to the fine construction practices used in couture workrooms. Beginning with a brief history of couture, the book provides fully illustrated instructions on constructing a couture dress from start to finish. It covers tools and supplies, stitching of different kinds of closures, and draping techniques used in designing shirts, skirts, and dresses. It also includes discussions of corsetry and executing accurate stitches. After reading this book, students will understand the various haute couture methods, particularly how these methods affect design decisions and relate to the quality of these very special garments.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.