Home Sewing Techniques: Essential Sewing Skills to Make Inspirational Soft Furnishings

Home Sewing Techniques: Essential Sewing Skills to Make Inspirational Soft Furnishings

by Cheryl Owen
     
 

Beautifully styled and exquisitely detailed, this compendium of techniques will give you all the skills you need to make individual furnishings for your own home. Each technique is explained with clear step-by-step instructions and photographs, then applied to a range of pretty contemporary projects. Working through these will help you to learn and practise sewing

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Overview

Beautifully styled and exquisitely detailed, this compendium of techniques will give you all the skills you need to make individual furnishings for your own home. Each technique is explained with clear step-by-step instructions and photographs, then applied to a range of pretty contemporary projects. Working through these will help you to learn and practise sewing skills, which you can then use to make all sorts of other projects, specially designed to suit your own windows, chairs, tables and beds. The early techniques are aimed at complete beginners and teach simple skills, such as pinning, cutting and making seams. Later techniques introduce slightly more complex skills, including hems, curved seams, casings, borders, linings and decorative touches such as edging, frills, ruching and tassels. The book provides everything the home sewer needs to make beautiful, stylish and individual projects to enhance every room of the house.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847738578
Publisher:
New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Publication date:
09/04/2012
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,052,198
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Cheryl Owen began her career as a fashion designer and pattern cutter before moving on to writing instructions and drawing scale patterns for a well-known sewing pattern manufacturer. A best-selling author, she has written more than 40 craft books and is a project designer and maker for home style and craft magazines. She is the author of many books, mostly recently Love Sewing, The Book of Bags and Home Sewing Techniques.

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