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Sew Home: Learn Design Basics, Techniques, Fabrics & Supplies - 30+ Modern Projects to Turn a House into YOUR Home by Erin Schlosser

Must-have guide to sewing for your home, with DIY window treatments, linens, and more! The first home decor sewing book you need to buy! Interior design basics plus technique-based projects for all skill levels, 31 projects covering DIY window treatments, linens, storage solutions, rugs, pillows, and more, Customize you space with tips from a professional designer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617451584
Publisher: C&T Publishing / Stash Books
Publication date: 08/07/2016
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,235,377
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Erin Schlosser’s interior design work has been published in numerous magazines. When she’s not teaching classes or working with clients, Erin spends her time creating a line of sewing patterns, cooking with her husband, and napping with the cats.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Principles and Elements of Design
Elements of Design
Principles of Design
Finding Inspiration
Mixing and Matching Prints
My Design Philosophy

Chapter 2: Home Décor Fabric Basics
Tips for Sewing with Home Décor Fabric
Choosing Thread
Choosing a Sewing Needle
Cutting Fabric
Remembering Repeats
Types of Home Décor Fabric
Basic Home Décor Sewing Skills
Making and attaching Cording
Blind Hem
Lapped Zipper Insertion
Concealed Zipper Insertion

Chapter 3: Window Treatments
Choosing A Window Treatment Style
Visualizing Designs
Lining Basics
Café Curtain
Pleated Valance
Cornice Board
Roman Shades

Chapter 4: Linens
Customizing Sheets
Fancy Flange Shams
Bed Skirt
Duvet Cover
Customizing Bath and Hand Towels
Shower Curtain
Floral Bath Mat
Quick and Easy Table Cloth
It’s A Twist Table Runner
Color Blocked Placemats
Rolled Hem Napkins
Pineapple Hot Pad

Chapter 5: Storage and Organization
Laundry Tote
Tassel Storage Bin Set
Family Organizational Chart
Office Command Station

Chapter 6: Walls, Floors, and Décor
Corded Throw Pillow
Knife Edge Throw Pillow
Art Clock
Pendant Light

Chapter 7: Outdoor Sewing
Gusseted Cushion with Lap Zipper
Lemon Slice Picnic Blanket
Lounging Hammock Cushion, Pillow, and Accessory Pocket
Waterproof Patio Art
Sheer Outdoor Patio Drapes

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