French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the House
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French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the House

by Kaari Meng
     
 

As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Now, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, Francophiles, and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for

Overview

As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Now, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, Francophiles, and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totesand more. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, plus step-by-step directions, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Kaari has an impeccable eye. Her take on French vintage is an inspiration, and the projects in this book are no exception." John Derian, artist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811864039
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
09/03/2008
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
779,186
Product dimensions:
9.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.10(d)

What People are saying about this

"Kaari has an impeccable eye. Her take on French vintage is an inspiration, and the projects in this book are no exception."
—John Derian, artist

Meet the Author

Kaari Meng sells vintage and new textiles at her store in Los Angeles and to retailers in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. She and her husband, photographer Jon Zabala, live in southern California.

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