This is a new title from the author of the bestselling "Couture Sewing Techniques". It provides the techniques and knowledge to create garments with true designer professionalism. Couture industry-insider Claire Shaeffer offers home sewers the techniques and knowledge to create garments with true designer professionalism. This book and DVD set contains a complete workshop in the fitting and tailoring sewing secrets of professional designers, the same curriculum that has made Shaeffer's in-person classes smash-hit sell-outs. The DVD offers an in-depth tailoring workshop with Shaeffer and the book presents the class in printed form, along with intriguing details about the couture garments shown and information on the construction methods used by such renowned designers such as Chanel, Dior, Balenciaga and more.