Couture Sewing: The Couture Cardigan Jacket

Sewing secrets from a Chanel collector

Couture Sewing: The Couture Cardigan Jacket

By:  Shaeffer, Claire B.

9781600859557
Product ID:  071451
$26.95 Paperback
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10/15/2013
Taunton Press

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8.0 X 10.0 in
144 pg



CRAFTS & HOBBIES / General
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Fashion
CRAFTS & HOBBIES / Sewing


Make this signature jacket for yourself. Coco Chanel’s designs have captivated the imaginations of fashion lovers for generations. Now, with The Couture Cardigan Jacket, home sewers can create their own high-fashion jackets with the impeccable look and fine detailing of the iconic original.

Renowned instructor Claire B. Shaeffer reveals designer secrets.This book and DVD set provides you with the behind-the-scenes information and design-atelier secrets that have made author Claire B. Shaeffer’s sewing classes famous.

  • The DVD walks you through Claire’s legendary sewing workshop.
  • The companion book explains construction methods and garment details.

Learn the fine art of couture sewing. With The Couture Cardigan Jacket, you will be able to follow all the steps involved in replicating the characteristics of this signature jacket, including:

  • Cutting and shaping the jacket sections
  • Sewing princess seaming
  • Setting the sleeve
  • Adding the chain weight
  • Creating the double buttonhole

From the skirt to the iconic Chanel suit. With Shaeffer's must-read Couture Sewing: The Couture Skirt (The Taunton Press, 2015) you will be able to create your own complete Chanel suit with a beautiful fit and finish!

Claire Shaeffer is an internationally respected author, lecturer, college instructor and columnist. Her innovative sewing techniques and easy-to-read instructions have guided readers and students through many sewing facets of the garment industry. She wrote the celebrated Couture Sewing Techniques for Taunton Press and has authored and starred in a multitude of successful videos on couture sewing.