Couture sewing isn't just for fancy French designers. You can sew couture at home with beautiful results. Here are five couture sewing techniques that are attainable for the self-taught sewer.
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Sewing Couture: 6 Essential Techniques to Learn
I have a book full of fabric manipulation techniques that I've been too scared to try, but I think an accent piece like this might be doable...
Fabric Manipulation for fashion design - narrow pleats; moulage; draping; couture sewing techniques // Hervé Legér
The Dressmaker's Handbook of Couture Sewing Techniques: Essential Step-by-Step Techniques for Professional Results
In this ebook, learn couture sewing techniques like special hand stitches, high-end hem treatments, custom buttonholes and pro tips for lining a garment well.
Fabric Manipulation: 150 Creative Sewing Techniques
Fabric Manipulation for fashion design - narrow pleats; moulage; draping; couture sewing techniques.