Wednesday, July 18

So Geeked!

Chanel and That Jacket


Chanel and That Jacket

Claire Shaeffer / Claire Shaeffer

One of the most creative and fascinating couturiers in the twentieth century, Coco Chanel created a look that is still popular today. This 2-day Master Class will focus on Chanel’s iconic jacket and the Chanel-isms which make it distinctive: the fabrics, quilting, unique double buttonhole, decorative trims, chain weight, and 3-piece sleeve. Students will complete a variety of samples, decorative trim, and 3-piece sleeve.

I am so geeked. I was able to register for this class at the American Sewing Expo before it sold out. Claire Shaeffer is a nationally known expert (in some circles) whose expertise is in the tailoring of Chanel jackets.

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