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Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

Take a Tour Inside a Chic Couture Skirt

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A skirt found in a Parisian flea market consignment shop was full of charming touches. Here, I'll give you a tour inside this tweed skirt taking a close look at its construction details found in an unexpected places.

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An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

An Easy Way to Accurately Pleat Ribbon for Trims

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I've figured out an easy way to pleat ribbons or strips of fabric. Read more to find out how to create the template I use to make pleated ribbon trim.

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A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

A Close Look at the Stitching Inside 2 Dior Garments

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Claire Shaeffer looked to two Dior garments for inspiration when coming up with a method for inserting a standard zipper without visible topstitching. Here’s a closer look at that stitching and other exquisite hand sewing and details on these couture garments.

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Video: How to Sew a Figure-eight Stitch

Video: How to Sew a Figure-eight Stitch

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Watch this video demonstration of how to sew a figure-eight stitch using techniques by Claire Shaeffer.

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How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent

How to Trim a Neckline Like Yves Saint Laurent

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In this excerpt from "Homage to Yves Saint Laurent," Designer Techniques Vol. 1, Claire Shaeffer shows you how to trim a neckline using a technique from the world-renowned designer.

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How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

How to Support a Dramatic Sleeve Cap

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When it comes to adding support to sleeve caps, you have a variety of options: standard, shaped, extended shoulder pads, and all manner of sleeve heads. In this case, we needed something different; we needed a little internal support.

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How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

How to Draft a Square Sleeve Cap

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The strong shoulder is a silhouette that seems to be here to stay for a while. Kenneth D. King shows you step-by-step how easy it is to draft this stylish sleeve style.

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More Haute Couture from the Ebony Fashion Fair

More Haute Couture from the Ebony Fashion Fair

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Here are more images of the exquisite designs found in the Ebony Fashion Fair museum exhibition.

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Re-create Couture Pleated Silk Organza Panels

Re-create Couture Pleated Silk Organza Panels

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There's a little more to these pleated silk organza panels than meets the eye. Here's how to make them look absolutely beautiful!

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