Cushions and Pillows

Cushions and Pillows : Professional Skills Made Easy

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Guidance on selecting the right style and fabric for your room scheme; Ideas and projects for a wide variety of curtains, blinds, cushions, loose covers, bed and table linen, and accessories; Includes information boxes containing additional sewing tips, mini projects and optional finishes; Basic hand and machine sewing techniques are covered; Clear step-by-step instructions are accompained by colour art works; Each book contains a section on practicalities and a glossary of terms and techniques; Builds up into a collection of really useful handbooks full of imaginative ideasshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 199.06g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 75 colour illustrations, 100 colour photos, glossary, index
  • 0600602311
  • 9780600602316

Table of contents

Curtains & Blinds; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 11; Window dressing 12; Making decisions and measuring up 16; Tracks and poles 20; Headings and tapes 24; Hold-backs 28; Tie-backs 30; Unlined curtains 32; Tie-on and tab-top curtains 36; Lining curtains 40; Hand-pleated headings 42; Swags and tails 44; Bed curtains 50; Sheer curtains 52; Blinds 56; Braids and trimmings 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric 63; Seams 64; Hems 66; Piping 67; Interfacings and interlinings 68; Fixings and fittings 70; Facts and figures 73; Glossary 74; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80; Cushions & Pillows; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 11; Shapes and fillings 12; Closures and fastenings 16; Trimmings 24; Piping and frills 28; Buttons and beads 32; Cushions and ties 36; Bolsters 40; Boxed cushions 44; Bed pillows 48; Bordered cushions 52; Children's cushions 56; 'No-sew' cushions 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric and using patterns 63; Seams 64; Holding fast 66; Piping and frills 69; Decorative extras 72; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80; Covers for Sofas & Chairs; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 13; Buying old chairs 14; Drop-in chair seats 16; Over-stuffed chair seats 20; Dressed-up dining chairs 24; Loose covers 28; Instant cover-ups 38; Ties for covers and cushions 42; Merging the indoors and outdoors 46; Bench mattresses 52; Deck chairs and director's chairs 56; Picnic rugs 60; Practicalities 62; Cutting fabric and using patterns 63; Seams 64; Hems 66; Piping and frills 67; Holding fast 70; Interlinings 72; Decorative extras 73; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgments 80; Bed & Table Linen; Introduction 6; Ideas and projects 13; Tablecloths and napkins 14; Fabric placemats 22; Picnic accessories 24; Bed linen 26; Decorative edging 32; Throws and bedcovers 34; Quilts and comforters 36; Patchwork and applique 40; Draw-string bags 48; Original lampshades 50; Practicalities 58; Cutting fabric and using patterns 59; Seams 60; Hems and bound edges 62; Piping and frills 65; Interfacings and interlinings 68; Holding fast 70; Decorative extras 72; Facts and figures 74; Glossary 75; Index 79; Acknowledgements 80show more