The Hamlyn Book of Soft Furnishings: Essential Advice and Practical Projects for Decorating with Fabrics by Various
This home reference offers a practical survey of all the fundamental elements of contemporary soft furnishing style needed to create a beautiful home. An introductory section offers guidance on how to make a choice and highlights the elements needed to consider when creating an individual style for the home. Step-by-step projects range from curtains and drapes, cushions and pillows, piping and trims to basic upholstery and furniture repairs. Inspirational gatefold features include soft furnishings for patios, balconies, conservatories and garden rooms that bring a touch of the outdoors into the heart of the home. Additional sections include a directory of terms, tools and equipment, a comprehensive coverage of basic hand and machine sewing technigues and a broad survey of fabrics available and appropriate uses.