Construction Secrets For Runway Style
Creative Publishing international
On Sale: December 1, 2008
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Cool Couture is a home sewer’s guide to professional,
designer-quality construction and finishing. Fashion
designer Kenneth King provides step-by-step instruction in
the basic, reliable techniques of classical couture.
He provides his own shortcuts, careful instruction, and
advice to help home sewers of every level produce impeccable
results. Each technique is presented with simple how-to
drawings and detailed step-by-step instruction.
Fashion-forward photographs of the designer’s own couture
garments and tight shots of fabrics and construction and
decorative detail show the finished effects. This book is an
essential reference book of couture techniques for home sewers.
Haberdasher to the stars, Kenneth D. King has designed
clothing, home furnishings, and accessories for Elton John,
Jim Carrey, and others. He is professor of haute couture at
the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City and
sewing expert on the PBS series Sewing Today. He is also the
author of Designer Bead Embroidery (CPi, 2006).
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