Book Title: Couture Sewing: Designer Trims with Claire B. Shaeffer
Author: Claire B. Shaeffer
Format: DVD video
Publication Date: 30 Jun 2015
Couture-quality garments deserve nothing less than custom trim--made by you! Author and couture expert Claire B. Shaeffer opens up a whole new world of creative expression for the garment sewer in Couture Sewing Designer Trims DVD. In this fascinating video workshop, she shares a wealth of little-known techniques for creating amazing one-of-a-kind edges and complex decorative trims. Finally, trims worth of your most beautifully made, designer-inspired cardigan jacket.
Learn as you watch Claire create signature trims found only on iconic fashions. This DVD offers serious garment sewers an incredible opportunity: See firsthand how world-renowned designers assemble the elements--ribbons, braids, cording, fine trims, and yarns--to build fabulous one-of-a-kind trims. Nothing bought off the shelf or ordinary here, only quality crafted elegance that says, this is haute couture!
You learn how to put it all together! In this workshop, you not only learn how to construct unique decorative trim but all the techniques--cutting, stitching, and assembling--for applying the trim to the garment. You'll also get the inside story on how to construct the 3-piece sleeve that is unique to the cardigan jacket, including:
Cutting, tracing seams, basting, finishing, hemming, and lining Adding a vent, mitered corners, a French tack, crochet trims How to finish trim ends and place the button
Enjoy this inspiring workshop with an exceptional instructor During the course of this video workshop, Claire demonstrates the right stitches to ensure you get professional-looking results, explains how to combine colors and textures for stunning effects, and offers a tour of her extensive couture collection of vintage and contemporary trims. Don't miss this rare opportunity!