THE ART OF COUTURE
Written by: Jamileh Kamran
The Art of Couture guides those who wish to learn, or perfect the art of flat pattern making through individual step by step lessons. Readers, from beginners to more advanced designers, can easily follow and understand the methods explained in this book to become couturière level patternmakers. Taught on a full scale, Kamran uses the European method of Garlavin pattern making to complete projects in all areas of basic clothing design from skirts and tops to formal gowns and outer wear. You will learn how to draft all aspects of a pattern, even the smallest details, to design and make unique and beautiful fashions.