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Gift of Mrs. Herbert Lawrence, ; Claire B. Shaeffer. The following names/ manufacturers appearing in Couture Sewing Techniques are trademarks: Harper’s. Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Claire Shaeffer’s Couture Sewing Techniques is a must-have for any sewer who would like to take her sewing to the next level.

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I’ve been sewing for a little over 3 yrs self taught I would love to win this book because I think it would help me master the techniques clalre better fitting garments i have so much coutire making my garments fit perfect to my shape i would love to make one that fits great and be proud to wear. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x I have learned so much over the years using her books, and Threads Magazine Articles.

I hope to win one for my and my daughter’s sewing library. Nov 28, Kayla rated it it was amazing.

I believe the information in this book would be a great help. Oh, I long to take the couture plunge! I’d like to learn more about incorporating bras into evening gowns and costume bodices.

BOOK GIVEAWAY: “Couture Sewing Techniques” by Claire B. Shaeffer

I feel great sense of satisfaction in having made garments for myself. I love learning new ways to make my garments look and fit great. I want to learn everything I can about all aspects of sewing!


I hope I will be the lucky recipient of this newest edition of her wonderful book. And I was pretty good at creative alternatives — with a box of purple ribbons to show for my ingenuity! Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Besides a more appealing cover, I didn’t notice any significant updates worthy of a revised book. Shaeffer, author of many sewing titles, focuses on the fine construction techniques of haute couture and reviews hand stitching, making pleats or finished pockets, shaping a perfect fit, producing flawless finishing, and creating beautiful embellishments and closures.

Most techniques here are not difficult, just different and sometimes more time-consuming than traditional home-sewing methods.

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I would love to learn more about creating great linings. Thank you Threads for a great magazine and techniqhes. The layout is so much better! It is written with so much clarity, so yes one can go to the ‘next level’ of sewing using this book as a guide.

I would love to learn about the construction of garments! Nothing compares to a beautiful finish: Just love it, thanks for the giveaway. A refresher on interlining and underlining would be useful.

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I looooove creating costumes of all types, genres, and time periods. The technique I would most love to learn is how to incorporate interlinings into womens’ jackets. What an amazing way to step it up a notch for my sewing. Get the latest including tips, techniques and special offers straight to your inbox.


She is clear and concise–never leaving out a step that leaves you wondering what small miracle is supposed to happen in between! Claire’s atricles are always so informative and so is her original book. Clare b.ehaeffer such easy to follow instructions and her techniques are great. As I become more skilled I know I will add some beautiful hand work with ideas from this book.

B.shaeffwr had read the early one several times over the years and loved it, but either I have forgotten a lot from that edition or this is twice the book the earlier one was! The only drawback is that the instructions for those techniques are difficult to follow — the format is not step-by-step with in-progress photos which would have been immensely b.shaeffreso it takes some re-reading to understand some of the techniques.

BOOK GIVEAWAY: “Couture Sewing Techniques” by Claire B. Shaeffer – Threads

She seems to have added some of the new techniques as a result of this research 9. Definitely shaping and hand sewing. I would love to win this book by Claire Schaeffer. I’d love to learn how to properly implement hand-stitched finishes, like in hems and linings. Patternmaking for Cliare Design Paperback.