The Couture Skirt: More Sewing Secrets from a Chanel Collector

Author(s): Claire B. Shaeffer


This is a book/DVD set offering an in-depth workshop on replicating the iconic Chanel skirt. It is a companion book to the hugely popular Couture Cardigan Jacket, giving readers the option of creating a complete Chanel suit. This book/DVD set is the second book on Chanel and a companion to The Couture Cardigan Jacket. It contains the information and design-atelier secrets that have made Shaeffer's in-person classes smash- hit sellouts. The DVD offers an in-depth workshop with Shaeffer, focused on replicating the iconic Chanel skirt. Although each book works independently, when purchased with The Couture Cardigan Jacket readers will have the option of creating a complete Chanel suit. As with the other books in this series, the companion printed book presents intriguing garment details (from garments in Shaeffer' impressive collection) and information on the construction methods used to create the signature garment.


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Claire B. Shaeffer is an internationally recognised expert in fashion design history and construction techniques for haute couture and high-end clothing. She is a long-time designer for Vogue Patterns, a frequent contributor to Threads magazine and the author of numerous books.

General Fields

  • : 9781627103879
  • : Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • : Taunton Press, Incorporated
  • : February 2015
  • : 254mm X 203mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Claire B. Shaeffer
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 646.437
  • : 144
  • : full colour throughout, over 200 photographs, includes patterns