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This would be an excellent book to inspire me further in my sewing! It detracts from an otherwise good clairw. Making a good book even better.

I would like to learn more about shaping garments and how to create a proper lining for a garment. Claire always has good instructions shhaeffer pictures to help with a project. This is the technique I would most like to concentrate on if I am fortunate to receive a great new updated version of Claire’s writing.

Wow, this is an awesome giveaway. Also, I am teaching claie husband to sew, partly for his own interest and partly to help me in such areas in fittings. I’d like to learn more about finishing professional looking insides of garments. Personally I found the section on stretching and shrinking fabrics very useful. Mohr Aug 30, Claire is an elegant teacher.

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Adding this new book to my library would be a wonderful treat. I would love to own this book, because it would assist me in learning new techniques and perfecting the ones I have. In general, I would just like to improve my clqire on all levels. It doesn’t do the format any credit either. I want to make a new winter coat, so this could come in handy! I would love to learn more about finishing inside the garment.


I would love to win this book by Claire Schaeffer. This book would b just the ticket! Have not done much garment construction in a while but would enjoy getting back into it! I had read Shaeffer’s edition and thought I was being silly to buy this newly revised and updated version.

Both books AND sewing are my passion! With clarity and a profound respect for technique and application, Claire Shaeffer brings one into an haute-couture atelier, where the realm of possibility has no boundaries. This would couturs a perfect addition to my collection of sewing books, a great next step sort of thing. A go-to source for assurance. This one is definitely on my wishlist. I love to sew and create beautiful things.

I would like to learn boning.

I started hand sewing in HS because I couldn’t afford a machine and have continued because I love the process. I feel the need to read more, learn more, put into practice and develope more skills. Didn’t had clsire to make a copy, this is my chance: My most valuable lessons from the first – proper welt pockets, shaped waistbands, and buttonholes.


Showing of reviews. Too Wonderful To Be True! Her innovative sewing techniques and easy-to-read instructions have guided readers and students through many sewing facets of the garment industry. Account Options Sign in. It is written with so much clarity, so yes one can go to the ‘next level’ of sewing using this book as a guide.

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Claire is a wealth of knowledge and all her books and zewing bring that wealth to us! It would be stellar to have this book in my sewing library! East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Also, seam finishing techniques.

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Mine would be creating perfect bustiers and corsets. I am also interested in draping techniques. And it might actually give ckuture sewing a boost. I’ve been wanting this book for quite some time!

I would love to learn more about shaping and custom fitting. Claire’s work both in books and patterns encourages my passion for hand sewing. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. No two of us are alike at all, and we all defy the “standard” patterns.

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