All the guidance you need to create beautiful clothes, whether you are following a pattern, adding embellishments or starting from scratch. The step by step instructions for a wide range of dressmaking techniques from basic patterns through to couture designs makes it suitable for beginners as well as sewers with more experience
You have spent weeks creating a couture, Chanel-inspired suit: selecting fabric, measuring, cutting, basting, sewing, finessing each element so that it would make the master herself proud. To finish it off, you need a masterfully matched, expertly attached designer trim. Once again, couture sewing expert Claire Shaeffer is here to teach you how. Couture Sewing
Create a quilted tapestry of sumptuous flowers with the best-selling author of Beautiful Botanicals. Deborah Kemball teaches you to appliqué 40 realistic flowers and 17 sophisticated projects like pillows, table runners, wallhangings, and bed quilts.