Couture techniques

Nicolas de Larmessin (c.1710) Habit de Tailleur. Paris: Chez Chiquet, Rue St. Jacq. Diktats
Nicolas de Larmessin (c.1710) Habit de Tailleur. Paris: Chez Chiquet, Rue St. Jacq. Diktats

Happy New Year! After a much deserved break, we are back. To start 2019 with the right foot, Caroline, Alistair and I just crashed a BA Fashion Womenswear class to hear tutor Heather Sproat talk about couture (tailoring) techniques, based on her time working at Dior around 20 years ago. Needless to say, Heather’s class was fascinating, filled with interesting parallels to our project. Here are 5 points we took back with us:

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