Complete Book of Soft Furnishings

Complete Book of Soft Furnishings

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A practical guide to choosing and making home furnishings with one of the UK's leading interior designers, Jane Churchill* Extensive reference section on all the basic sewing techniques; Easy-to-follow instructions for making a wide range of beautiful curtains and blinds, bed linen, loose covers, cushions and table linen; Special guide to furnishing fabrics -- styles, patterns and weaves, plus durability and practicality; Advice on how to choose the right materials and styles to suit your needs, and tips on how to combine colour, texture and pattern; Illustrated throughout with examples of the most stylish and appealing soft furnishings for today, providing an invaluable source of design ideasRectangular and oval place mats are generally 45 X 30 cm (18 x 12 in) or 40 X 35 cm (16 X 14 in); square mats are 25 cm (10 in) and circular mats between 20 cm (8 in) and 25 cm (10 in) in diameter. ... Materials a€c Fabric a€c Lightweight wadding or curtain interlining a€c Matching sewing thread a€c Tailora#39;s chalk a€c Small plate or saucer for template a€c Bias binding CONTEMPORARY STYLE 49 FABRIC FILE 9 Making up ^1 Cut out two ... 5 Stitch round the mat, 6 mm (Va in) from outer edges.

Title:Complete Book of Soft Furnishings
Publisher:Harpercollins Pub Limited - 2004


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