Couture Sewing Techniques

Couture Sewing Techniques

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qIf you love to sew and want to create the elegance, detail and polish of couture garments, here's a comprehensive source of techniques that you can duplicate at home.q--Back cover.In the early 1950s, an unfitted silhouette was ushered in with Cristobal Balenciagaa#39;s introduction of the sack dress in 1951 and the semi-fitted suit the next year. ... Many designs were so short and youthful that couture customers couldna#39;t imagine wearing them. ... Pierre Cardin, the first to do so in 1959, was promptly expelled from the Chambre syndicale. ... to perfect his geometric- inspired futurist shapes, and Givenchy and Valentino created the elegant luxuries their clients adore.

Title:Couture Sewing Techniques
Author:Claire B. Shaeffer
Publisher:Taunton Press - 2001


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