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The Art of Couture Sewing

Condition: BRAND NEW
ISBN: 9781609018313
Author(s): Zoya Nudelman
Format: Paperback
Year: 2016
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Fairchild Books
Dimensions: 216 x 279 x 25 (w x l x h)
Pages: 456

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The Art of Couture Sewing, 2nd Edition is a practical guide to custom techniques in the construction of couture garments. Beginning with a brief history of haute couture, the book moves on to cover tools and supplies, matching fabrics with the appropriate needles and threads, pressing, and construction techniques. Basic draping skills, corset construction, and tailoring, as well as the variety of closures, hems and finishes used in couture are discussed. The text is filled with step-by-step techniques along with clear instructions and illustrations. Nudelman covers many embellishment techniques, including beading, embroidering, and an expanded range of fine and decorative stitches including eyelet overcasting and ribbon rosette. Highly illustrated with photographs of couture designs as well as close-ups of finishes and details, The Art of Couture Sewing, 2nd Edition will inspire the design of high-quality garments using haute couture construction methods.
New to this edition ~Expanded coverage of the construction of facings, linings, underlinings, interlinings, and interfacings (Chapter 4) ~All-new chapter on constructing large skirts including trains, hoop skirts, and petticoats (Chapter 6) ~Chapter 8 features new fabric manipulation and embellishment techniques including couching, eyelet stitching, ribbon embroidery, goldwork, beadwork are stitching, motif beaded embroidery methods, and working with sequins, rhinestones, and crystals. ~Updated fashion photograph
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