Curtains, Shades, Pillows & Covers: Inspiration and Techniques

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Overview

Curtains, Shades, Pillows & Coversis the one-stop reference guide to making every kind of soft furnishing for the home. Inspirational image galleries provide hundreds of ideas for fabric, shapes, design details, and more. Every category has practical workshops that give step-by-step instructions for techniques and items, plus essential troubleshooting, design advice, and professional tips. Also included is a review of window shapes and what options for covering them—taking into account needs such as privacy, ...
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Overview

Curtains, Shades, Pillows & Coversis the one-stop reference guide to making every kind of soft furnishing for the home. Inspirational image galleries provide hundreds of ideas for fabric, shapes, design details, and more. Every category has practical workshops that give step-by-step instructions for techniques and items, plus essential troubleshooting, design advice, and professional tips. Also included is a review of window shapes and what options for covering them—taking into account needs such as privacy, light, etc. A special section, “Essential Techniques,” ensures readers that sewing expertise is attheir fingertips whenthey need it.
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“A definitive resource handbook for creating every type of soft furnishing for the home...” “accompanied by design advice, professional tips, and instruction in techniques.”PAPER CLIPSAugust 2008
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781616796471
  • Publisher: Creative Homeowner Press
  • Publication date: 7/24/2008
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 10.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jean Nayar lives in New York. She is currently editor of Budget Decorating Ideas magazine, a Woman’s Day special interest publication. She has recently edited the premier edition of At Home with Chris Madden magazine and has written three decorating books: House Beautiful’s 750 Designer Tips, 52 Weekend Decorating Projects, and Budget Makeovers.
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Table of Contents

Introduction

Soft Touches

Curtains
-Flat Panel Curtains
-Lined Curtains with Fan Pleats
-Pleated Tie Curtains
-Patchwork Curtains
-Sheer Hoop-style Bed canopy
-Cord and Tassel Tiebacks
-Four-poster-bed Hangings
-Crown Canopy

Top Treatments
-Unlined Box-pleated Balance
-Classic Swags and Tails
-Fabric-covered lambrequin
-Zigzag Valance

Shades
-Crisp Roman Shades
-Arch-topped Roman Shades
-Lined Hobbled Roman Shades

Pillows
-Simple Bolster Cover
-Woven Pillow
-Applique Pillow
-Shaped Chair Pillow
-Daybed Cushion and Pillow

Covers
-Folding-chair Cover
-Scalloped-border Tablecloth
-Tea-towel Bedspread
-Vanity Stool Cover
-Headband Slipcover
-Fabric-covered Cupboard
-Sunflower Appliqu Chair Cover
-Pleated Tablecloth
-Occasional Chair Cover
-Fitted Wing-chair Cover

Fabrics & Techniques

Glossary
Resources
Index

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