"Of course ... why not? It is the pleasure of renewing your wardrobe according to your fancy, the fun of dressing your children, that of decorating and embellishing your home. And what economy! ... No secrets in these techniques, they only require attention, care and taste. With clear explanations, accompanied by more than 150 photos and 350 drawings, this book puts it at your fingertips! ”

(Translation from French introduction)


A well-designed book with clear diagrams. inspiring vintage photographs, fashion projects for the whole family, as well as decoration projects.


Subjects treated:

Cutting and sewing equipment; Haberdashery, fabrics; ABC of sewing; Taking measurements; The pocket patterns; Laying the pattern on the fabric; Mounting; Flattening; Technical details; Assembly and finishing; How to make your pattern to your measurements; Transformation of the basic pattern; Children's clothing; Importance of ironing; Couture in the home decor


Hardcover book. 201 pages. Collective.
Hatier - Paris 1972. Printed in Belgium by Casterman

Very good general condition. See details opposite.

FRENCH LANGUAGE - Coupe et couture chez soi - Un plaisir, un art, une technique (Hatier, 1972)

      Approx. 26.5 cm high X 19 cm wide X 2.5 cm thick (10-1/2 X 7-1/2 X 1 in.)
    • ORIGIN: Printed in Belgium
    • ERA: 1972
    • CONDITION: Very good condition. Slightly worn cover on the lower jaw. Paper very slightly yellowed at the edges. Text and illustrations in perfect condition.
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