The Couture Skirt : More Sewing Secrets From A Chanel CollectorBook - 2014
A fashion design historian and haute couture expert focuses on the garments created by Chanel and offers home sewers the inside scoop on techniques, construction methods and design-atelier industry secrets to create their own impressive clothing. Includes companion step-by-step DVD. Original.
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Thanks to her unique insider-expertise in the couture industry, Claire Shaeffer offers home sewers the techniques and knowledge to create garments with true designer professionalism. This book/DVD set is the second book on chanel and a companion to The Couture Cardigan Jacket. It contains the information and design-atelier secrets that have made Shaeffer's in-person classes smash hit sellouts. The DVD offers an in-depth workshop with Shaeffer, focused on replicating the iconic Chanel skirt. Although each book works independently--when purchased with The Couture Cardigan Jacket, readers will have the option of creating a complete Chanel suite.
As with the other books in this series, the companion printed book presents intriguing garment details (from garments in Shaeffer's impressive collection) and information on the construction methods used to create the signature garment.
Presents sewing methods based on the author's knowledge of haute couture construction and her research on original Chanel garments.
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