How to Design & Make Fabulous Cushions

How to Design & Make Fabulous Cushions

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"How to Design & Make Fabulous Cushions" provides a easy-to-follow guide for stitchers wanting to master the basics of cushion-making. By breaking down cushion-making into its design components and then demonstrating commonly used decorative techniques and methods of closure, this book explains, step-by-step, how to mix and match the components to create your perfect cushion. In this book, Margo Price shares her tried-and-tested techniques and sewing methods, perfected over ten-year's experience of running her own sewing business "Time4me Workshops." The fabulous ideas explained in this book provide essential reading for anyone wanting an inspiring introduction to the fascinating world of cushion-making. Brighten your home, please you friends and educate your children using cushions Cushions can have a function as well as being decorative. Before you design your cushion think about your intended user and how it will, or could, be used. Learn what fabrics work best Before you start making your cushion, consider the fabric options available and their suitability for the item you are going to make. Combine your favourite design elements This book presents you with numerous design combinations you can combine to create you own unique cushions tailored for a specific purpose and a particular person. Master popular decorative techniques By mastering some basic patchwork and applique techniques you will be able to create a variety of cushion designs to suit any room or occasion. Master six methods of cushion closure Learn the basic methods of closure for your cushions: envelope, zip, button, loop-and-button, hook-and-loop and ties. Discover how to apply popular edgings Learn how to apply stitched edges, bindings, piping, frills, flanges, frills, tassels to your cushions. Learn how to stuff your cushion successfully By using the right method to stuff your cushion you will achieve a result you, and your family and friends, will be proud of.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 6.1mm | 317.51g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1514654210
  • 9781514654217

About Margo Price

Margo Price has run sewing (and other craft) classes for many years, under the name of "Time4me Workshops," from her home in Hampshire on the South coast of England. Margo now writes craft books and publishes articles and patterns in national magazines in response to the many requests she receives for advice on sewing and how to run a successful craft business. A former career as a technical writer enables Margo to explain in concise, clear and compelling terms, how to achieve professional results with your craft projects and make fabulous things that everybody will enjoy.show more

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