"I strongly recommend this book for anyone trying to wrap their mind around fitting and sewing techniques. The couture techniques detailed in this book can easily be applied to many different style garments." - Debbie Colgrove, About.com Guide
Lynda Maynard has been designing and sewing clothes much of her life. She has a B.A. in textiles and clothing from San Jose State University and is an adjunct professor in the fashion design departments of two community colleges and a private design school in the San Francisco Bay area. She also has a private clientele challenging her to develop innovative techniques to create a superior product. She is known in the industry as a fit specialist and is the author of the audio book De-Mystifying Fit.
its what i asked for. if anyone has a question, you can ask me. i'll look more closely. but it looks pretty detailed and easy to follow.Published 1 month ago by Michele Choina
Definitely not couture techniques. She shows some great ready to wear machine sewing tips but this is far from the hand sewn garments usually associated with couture sewing. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Mary Funt
A good reference book with lots of detailed photography. Perfect for the sewer who wants to use apply professional techniques to quality fabrics.Published 4 months ago by KB
Even as many years as I have been sewing there are techniques I have not done or thought of in this well written book. I like the fact it will open out flat.Published 4 months ago by Pinon
I am always looking for books on sewing that can teach me more. This well written and a definite keeper.Published 5 months ago by Patricia Clements