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

I reviewed Claire’s book in the store and know it will be a great addition to my library. It detracts from an otherwise good book.

Easy to read and understandable directions for those fine touches. I consider her Vogue sewing patterns to be wonderful tutorials. But looking at the work that goes into a true couture garment has made me change my b.shaeffer about that segment of the market, at least.

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She is clear and concise–never leaving out a step that leaves you wondering what small miracle is supposed to happen in between! But, winning it would be so much fun and make it even a more treasured book. As a newbie to fashion sewing, this books would be a real bonanza. I want to add details like beads and threads, and tucks, and other couture details and learn from the best. Claire Schaefer’s books and articles have gotten me out of many messy situations.


This book looks amazing. Always wanted to know how to sew couture style. It is a very time consuming process and I sometimes have trouble re-creating the flat-fell seam.

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To spend an afternoon being inspired by the difficult becoming possible is a delightful dream. Nice clothes are finished so nicely inside and look as good as the outside. One-on-one Chat with Claire Shaeffer, Part 3. I would love to own this dress tehniques well. I would love to learn more lining techniques for not-so-basic garments and also tricks to make perfect tailored pockets. I have been asked by my older granddaughter to help her create a medieval style dress with boning.

This is b.ahaeffer first comment left on a blog. I forgot to add – that I just like hand stitching in general. I know I would use this book often as I claaire my beginners skills Thanks for this chance to win.

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I’m very excited that this book has been updated and reprinted; I’m still very much a book person, thanks! It would be interesting to see how this book would aid me b.shafffer my creations!

I have seen the first edition and I am very interested in the updated photos and info in this new edition. So if I could learn a few tricks, it might ease my fears I got my copy yesterday! But all couture techniques are beautiful and worthwhile to me. If I have to choose one technique to learn more about, I would most like to tfchniques the fitting of a muslin.


Thank you Threads for a great magazine and blog. No two of us are alike at all, and we all defy the “standard” patterns. I would love this book, I love her articles in Threads, and I have also checked out the first tecbniques book from the library.

It is definitely a go-to book for me. Very inspiring and informative. Jul 25, Mrelia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Most of my learning since then has been self-taught. Claire Shaeffer clearly describes and often demonstrates couture techniques using lots of color photographs and well-written descriptions. It makes such a difference! Paperbackpages. Need tips on how to properly fit garments to my own shape.

I’d really like to have another technique up my sleeve. I have had no luck finding any reading material on the subject of handwork and tecuniques so use this tecuniques