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I am also interested in draping techniques. I was able to attend one when she was in Michigan years ago and I count it as my top seminar of all the sewing ones I have attended.

I have her fabric guide and use it regularly.

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Claire, I’m a weaver who loves to combine shaeffee handwoven fabrics with the finest finishing details possible. I just returned the book to my public library, 2 weeks was not long enough to take in all the information.

I believe the information in this book would be a great help. For me, it is what draws my eye.

I would love to own this book, because it would assist me in learning new techniques and perfecting the ones I have. I have had my eye on this book for some time! Unless, of course, I win it. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.


Looks like a good reference book. The couture coutufe I would like most to learn about is Bias Draping. Even if I will be the only person who will ever see the work, it matters to me that it be precise. I would love to add it to my sewing library.

Shaeffer opened the door to this exclusive realm in her authoritative gui This book would teach me so much i loved the first one. I want to make a new winter coat, so this could come in handy!

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I want to add details like beads and threads, and tucks, and other couture details and learn from the best. What an amazing way to step it up a notch tecchniques my sewing. So pick me as the winner and I will triple the use of the prize by making three coats!

Would love to learn how to do a finely turned lapel. I’ve found it difficult to locate a book that can walk me through tailoring the perfect jacket and I’m in school for fashion design! It would make a wonderful addition to my sewing library. I have seen this book, but have never shafffer one and hope to one day.

Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire B. Shaeffer

Right now I’d like to learn more about different interfacings and underlinings, what the differences are in the various products available, how to choose one and what effect it has on the finished garment.


Because of Threads, I’m taking my sewing to the next level in terms of quality sewing and creativity. Hope the revised version includes this info. The Best Books of I’d like to get into more fine, high-end sewing but need some confidence in fitting and shaping.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Claire makes lessons effective for me.

Readers learn all the basics — and more importantly: I would love to be able to reconstruct the great clothes I find in second hand stores. I have taught myself to sew but would love to have someone else share their expertise. I love to sew, but I am not a fashion person.

These details turn “home-made” into “custom-made”. Mom taught me, but I have read many books over the years. What a wonderful book.

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