Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction to Couture 2. The Art of Textiles 3. Uses of Tools and Supplies 4. The Skill of Hand and Machine Stitching 5. The Skill of Couture Draping 6. The Art of Skirts 7. The Secret of the Corset 8. The Skill of Fabric Manipulation 9. The Skill of Garment Embellishment 10. The Secret of Closures 11. The Skill of Hems and Other Edge Finishes 12. The Skill of Basic Tailoring Glossary Figure Credits Index
The Art of Couture Sewing covers advanced couture techniques from hand stitches, seam finishes, decorative stitches and fabric embellishments, to draping, building corsets and tailoring.
Zoya Nudelman is an Assistant Professor in the Fashion Design Department at Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago, USA.