Profile for Claire_Shaeffer - Threads
Claire_ShaefferClaire Shaeffer, Palm Springs, CA, US
craft interests: fashion, sewing, fashion history
Member Since: 08/02/2012
Sewing expert Claire Shaeffer debunks 21 of her favorite sewing myths. Read now to see if you're familiar with any of them.
This couture technique makes a regular zipper appear stitchless.
When I was in London recently, I visited tailor Richard Anderson. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at his workroom and a walk through his method for matching plaids.
Claire Shaeffer shares a couture technique for stabilizing the edges of surplice and V necklines.
Here are more images of the exquisite designs found in the Ebony Fashion Fair museum exhibition.
Sometimes the difference between an ordinary garment and a designer’s ready-to-wear is a few well-chosen but simple details.
Claire Shaeffer explains how to have your tailored jackets hold their shape for decades by creating interfacing inspired by French designer Yves Saint Laurent.