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The Art of Couture Sewing

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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
Copyright:
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

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"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.
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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.
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