Handmade Interiors

Handmade Interiors

Book - 2015
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Handmade Interiors shows you how to create your own soft furnishings, such as cushions and curtains, and transform every room in the house.

Give your home a charm all its own with this comprehensive one-stop guide to creating custom-made soft furnishings. Handmade Interiors guides you through projects ranging from cushion covers, curtains, and blinds to bedding and simple upholstery.

Clear step-by-step pictures show how to create your version of the inspiration pieces shown, while advice on fabrics and suggested variations are provided to help you tailor each project to your own unique space and budget. Handmade Interiors also includes tips and techniques from experienced crafters and information on basic sewing techniques to ensure your home-design projects always have a professional finish.

Publisher: New York, New York : DK Publishing, 2015
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9781465427083
Characteristics: 304 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: DK Publishing, Inc
Call Number: 646.21 HAN


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Jan 09, 2016

Lots of step-by-step pictures and photos! The accessories and kids' projects feel very "Land of Nod"

>Making home furnishings<
Sewing machine
Essential sewing kit
Home furnishing tool kit
Home d├ęcor fabrics
Using fabric
Machine stitches
Hand stitches

Making pillows
Envelope pillow
Zippered pillow
Oxford pillow
Pillow trims
Making piping
Round pillow
Bolster pillow
Panel pillow
Mitered pillow
Tuck front pillow

>Seat cushions, slipcovers and fixed covers<
Making seat covers
Piped seat pad
Bench seat cushion
Footstool slipcover
Chair slipcover
Square armchair cover
Tub chair cover
Removable seat pad

>Bedding and headboards<
Making bedding
Bed runner
Light bedspread
Padded headboard
Headboard slipcover

Making blinds
Tie blind
London blind
Roman blind
Roller blind

Mix and match curtains
Making curtains
Cased-heading curtains
Tab top curtain
Curtain tiebacks
Lined eyelet curtain
Pencil pleat curtain

Drum lampshade
Square storage basket
Round storage basket
Piped pout

>Just for kids<
Making home furnishings for kids
Bean bag
Teepee tent
Hanging play tent

>Putting it all together<
Define your style
Planning your space
Using color and pattern
Choosing furniture
Creating lighting effects
Ideas for small spaces
Creating light and airy spaces
Create a room that grows with your child
Tips for renters
Finishing touches


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