160 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
"Lynda Maynard makes professional sewing and finishing techniques accessible to every sewist with clear instructions in simple step-by-step stages. She also explains several seemingly difficult 'secrets,' from making bindings and finishing for hems, armholes, and necklines, to underpinnings and structuring techniques. Lynda also teaches how to master finishing touches from textured stitches to couching and applique"--Publisher description.
Includes bibliographical references (page 157) and index.
Couture technique selector -- The couturier's kit -- Bindings and finishes -- Design details : on show -- Design details : concealed -- Designer underpinnings -- Directory of luxury fabrics -- Essential couture techniques.
Dressmaker's handbook of couture sewing techniques
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