Learn secrets of the fashion trade straight from the top designers and add a professional quality to all your sewing efforts. In this 8.5 x 11 inch paperback book the editors present top designers' sewing techniques, adapted exclusively for the home sewer who wants to re-create the designer look. Whether it's the fit of a garment, the attention to detail, the handling of specific fabrics, or the overall style of your favorite designer, you'll discover how to achieve the look you desire.
Chapters in the book: Chapter 2 features Donna Karan and her sewing/designing concepts. Subchapters in this chapter are: How to Build a Wardrobe, Seam Finishes for Unlined Jackets, Sewing Stretch Fabrics. In Chapter 3 you find Calvin Klein featured and the chapters includes: The Master of Modern Dressing, Sewing with Washed Silks, Sewing with Denium, Tailored Details. Additional chapters feature: Linda Allard (For Ellen Tracy), Victor Costa, Claude Montana, Geoffrey Beene, Todd Oldham, and Bill Blass with 3 to 4 subchapters under each designer. The final chapter is entitled 'Designer Details" and features Givenchy, Karl Lagerfeld, Bellville Sasson.
This book is full of color photographs as well as photos of sewing details and also, diagrams. It is a great book full of great ideas and instructions.
Professional sewing tips and techniques from the best designers. Amazing resource - your home-sewn projects will never look home made again!