This title provides guidance on selecting the right style and fabric for your room scheme. It contains ideas, projects and optional finishes, as well as sewing tips for both hand and machine sowing. Step-by-step instructions are accompanied by colour art works.
Guidance on selecting the right style and fabric for your room scheme; Ideas and projects for a wide variety of curtains, blinds, cushions, loose covers, bed and table linen, and accessories; Includes information boxes containing additional sewing tips, mini projects and optional finishes; Basic hand and machine sewing techniques are covered; Clear step-by-step instructions are accompained by colour art works; Each book contains a section on practicalities and a glossary of terms and techniques; Builds up into a collection of really useful handbooks full of imaginative ideas
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Curtains & Blinds; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 11; Window dressing 12; Making decisions and measuring up 16; Tracks and poles 20; Headings and tapes 24; Hold-backs 28; Tie-backs 30; Unlined curtains 32; Tie-on and tab-top curtains 36; Lining curtains 40; Hand-pleated headings 42; Swags and tails 44; Bed curtains 50; Sheer curtains 52; Blinds 56; Braids and trimmings 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric 63; Seams 64; Hems 66; Piping 67; Interfacings and interlinings 68; Fixings and fittings 70; Facts and figures 73; Glossary 74; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80; Cushions & Pillows; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 11; Shapes and fillings 12; Closures and fastenings 16; Trimmings 24; Piping and frills 28; Buttons and beads 32; Cushions and ties 36; Bolsters 40; Boxed cushions 44; Bed pillows 48; Bordered cushions 52; Children's cushions 56; 'No-sew' cushions 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric and using patterns 63; Seams 64; Holding fast 66; Piping and frills 69; Decorative extras 72; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80; Covers for Sofas & Chairs; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 13; Buying old chairs 14; Drop-in chair seats 16; Over-stuffed chair seats 20; Dressed-up dining chairs 24; Loose covers 28; Instant cover-ups 38; Ties for covers and cushions 42; Merging the indoors and outdoors 46; Bench mattresses 52; Deck chairs and director's chairs 56; Picnic rugs 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric and using patterns 63; Seams 64; Hems 66; Piping and frills 67; Holding fast 70; Interlinings 72; Decorative extras 73; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgments 80; Bed & Table Linen; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 13; Tablecloths and napkins 14; Fabric placemats 22; Picnic accessories 24; Bed linen 26; Decorative edging 32; Throws and bedcovers 34; Quilts and comforters 36; Patchwork and applique 40; Draw-string bags 48; Original lampshades 50; Practicalities 58; Cutting fabric and using patterns 59; Seams 60; Hems and bound edges 62; Piping and frills 65; Interfacings and interlinings 68; Holding fast 70; Decorative extras 72; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80
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