The Hamlyn Book of Soft Furnishings : Essential Advice and Practical Projects for Decorating with Fabrics
This home reference offers a practical survey of all the fundamental elements of contemporary soft furnishing style needed to create a beautiful home. An introductory section offers guidance on how to make a choice and highlights the elements needed to consider when creating an individual style for the home. Step-by-step projects range from curtains and drapes, cushions and pillows, piping and trims to basic upholstery and furniture repairs. Inspirational gatefold features include soft furnishings for patios, balconies, conservatories and garden rooms that bring a touch of the outdoors into the heart of the home. Additional sections include a directory of terms, tools and equipment, a comprehensive coverage of basic hand and machine sewing technigues and a broad survey of fabrics available and appropriate uses.
- Hardback | 256 pages
- 243 x 285mm
- 15 Mar 1997
- Octopus Publishing Group
- London, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Style; fabrics; curtains and drapes; cushions and pillows; soft seating and covers; indoors and outdoors; linens; accessories; the workshop.