The Hamlyn Book of Soft Furnishings

The Hamlyn Book of Soft Furnishings : Essential Advice and Practical Projects for Decorating with Fabrics

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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.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 243 x 285mm | 1,543g
  • Octopus Publishing Group
  • Hamlyn
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 450 colour illustrations, 350 colour photographs, index
  • 0600589722
  • 9780600589723

Table of contents

Style; fabrics; curtains and drapes; cushions and pillows; soft seating and covers; indoors and outdoors; linens; accessories; the workshop.show more