It’s Christmas Eve and the first day of Hanukkah, and I wish all my readers a peaceful holiday season. To celebrate, I’ve got two books to giveaway, Couture Sewing Techniques by Claire Shaeffer, and Modern Fashion in Detail, by Claire Wilcox and Valerie Mendes. Both are duplicates from my library, and both are excellent.
Claire Shaeffer is well-known as a sewing teacher and Chanel expert, but she has also studied other couturiers techniques extensively. And while the book is aimed at people who sew, anyone interested in couture will love this book.
Modern Fashion in Detail really should be titled 20th Century Fashion, as it covers the work of designers from Lucille to Christian Lacroix. It’s a fascinating look at the details.
To enter, just leave a comment telling which book (or even both of them) you would love to own. I’ll ship worldwide so the drawing is open to all. I’ll pick the winners on New Years Day.
I want to thank all of you who have supported my research and collecting with your readership and comments. It is truly delightful having a wonderful group of textile and fashion history lovers who are willing to help me solve my little mysteries and who give encouragement. I wish you all peace.