Claire B. Shaeffer is an internationally recognized expert in fashion design history, and construction techniques for haute couture and high-end ready-to-wear. She is a long-time designer for Vogue Patterns, a frequent contributor to Threads magazine, and the author of numerous books.
I don't think any one book can cover all of the bases, and you'll find something new in almost every book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
Claire has become my new sewing-heroine. I still adore Nancy Zieman, but Claire definitely kicks it up a notch. Read morePublished 8 months ago by S. King
Great Book & DVD! This is for sewers that would like to take their sewing to the next level. I would not think it was for the beginner. Read morePublished 9 months ago by mary
Claire B. Schaeffer is a tremendous talent and I am so very glad I purchased this book. The CD was an unexpected bonus. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Virginia
This had good illustrations and practical tips. Not for those shy of hand stitching. Plan to purchase for sewing guild library.Published 12 months ago by Ann Mellen
This is a classic and every seamstress should have this in their arsenal. I love and live by this reference.Published 13 months ago by jennifer michael