"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.
Good book with a lot of information of techniques and style suggestions. I found it very useful.Published 2 days ago by Ryottie
I love this book, well written. This is a wonderful resource book, as I am starting to sew again and found that all I needed was a resource that I could use to reinforce my skills.Published 23 days ago by Mary k.
I have taught these methods in my classes, some procedures bring such perfection.Published 27 days ago by I L.
This book is amazing. I run a small design and tailoring store on 30 years experience sewing but didn't have formal training and I just wanted something that would make a... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sara Noaro
Just ignore the word "COUTURE" in the headline. This book is an excellent companion to those who enjoy grabbing a pattern and fabric and dusting off the sewing machine, but... Read morePublished 6 months ago by dg@nyc
I'm a professional seamstress and this book is a great reference tool to flip through. I definitely recommend it for intermediate to advanced seamstresses. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lizzy Villere
Easy to read layout great tips and techniques shown well and a good quantity of information, for a fantastic pricePublished 7 months ago by Karina Belfield
This is an awsome reference cook for sewing and easy to use ideas for seams, hems, cuffs and the like. There is a lot of machine work and little classic couture - understand this. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Stephen Pellerine
There are no couture, bridgewear or even ready-to-wear suggestions here. Lovely binding. Great for a beginning sewer. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Patrice Walsh