Complemented by more than four hundred photographs and illustrations, this practical project handbook introduces fifty simple ideas to accent every room in the house, ranging from window treatments to decorative lampshades and colorful fabric accessories, accompanied by materials lists, preparation times, step-by-step instructions, pattern templates, and creative variations.
There?s something for everyone in this bright and inspiring collection of home sewing projects! Whether you?re moving into a new home, redecorating an old house, or just updating a room, you?ll find quick and easy projects here to make your living space simply beautiful. Designed to let you give your dwelling a speedy fabric makeover, this book offers inspirational ideas for every room. Transform the heart of your home with bright kitchen accessories, or create the perfect table linen setting. Create a bold boudoir with bright bedroom designs, make tactile toys for the nursery, or revamp your home office with a functional organizer. And don?t neglect the deck, with lovely al fresco accessories and more. 101 Home Sewing Projects is guaranteed to stir up your creativity with clear step-by-step instructions and gorgeous color photography. Inside 101 Home Sewing Projects Sew a new look now?make over your home in minutes. Easy projects designed to give your home a speedy fabric makeover. Inspirational ideas for every room in the house?even the garden! Clear step-by-step instructions, beautiful project photography, and ready-to-use templates. Bedroom designs, first floor projects, nursery decorations, kitchen brights, table linen, fabric cover-ups, organizers, and more.
As Americans spend more time 'nesting' in their homes, they strive to feather their nests with comfort and style without spending a lot of time or money in the process. The solution is to make it yourself. Popular TV personality and home dec expert Sally Cowan provides dozens of decorating ideas and easy-to-follow instructions for projects that add fashion detail to any home. From window treatment to pillows, bedrooms to bathrooms, home offices to motor-homes, there are home decorating projects to enliven any décor. Sally recommends fabrics, colours, and techniques to achieve stunning results and illustrated how dramatically easy and inexpensive accessories can change the look of a room.
From curtains and window treatments to quilted placemats and a padded headboard, a collection of innovative projects for the home features more than three hundred full-color photographs, detailed instructions, a complete guide to techniques and materials, and guidelines on fabric selection, stitches, sewing machines, and essential equipment. Original. 30,000 first printing.
Sunday Sews presents 20 irresistible designs that can be sewn on a weekend and enjoyed for a lifetime. Featuring minimalist style and unfussy lightweight fabrics, they are as functional as they are chic. Think drapey shift dresses, flattering tunics and skirts, tanks and tops perfect for layering, pretty aprons, go-anywhere tote bags, and gifts for children and loved ones. Step-by-step instructions and technical illustrations make construction a breeze, whatever the reader's skill level; and lush photographs showcase the finished projects in clean, uncluttered settings. Brimming with atmosphere, Sunday Sews evokes everything we love about the most relaxing day of the week.
A designer and founder of the French General store provides detailed instructions for thirty simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projects for every room in the house, including a scalloped tablecloth, pillows and bedding, totes, and a festive party garland. HomeStyle Main.
Author: Alice Butcher
Publisher: F+W Media, Inc.
Release Date: 2013-04-15
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
An exciting collection of easy sewing projects for children aged 5–11, including toys, decorations and accessories that kids will really love to make. Your children will have great fun learning important sewing techniques with simple instructions written just for them, and can make loads of exciting things from character softees and puppets, to patchwork balls, blankets, games, masks, and more. Includes all the templates and techniques you need to get sewing with a gorgeous, nostalgic design style just like the craft books you loved when you were a kid!
Author: Sew News
Publisher: Martingale & Company Incorporated
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Crafts & Hobbies
Decorate your living space with warmth and charm! From Sew News - the trusted sewing source - discover 24 inspiring projects that can be easily adapted to suit any decor. Create everything from cozy pillows, place mats, and pot holders to clever curtains and lampshades.Techniques include pleating, gathering, boxing corners, adding trims, using decorative built-in machine stitches, and embroidery by machine "Home-Sewing Specifications - section provides a sewing glossary plus basic info about French seams, embroidery stitches, and more Skill levels range from beginner to advanced, providing something for everyone
The first home sewing guide to utilize a single, simple shape features twenty-five easy-to-sew projects using squares to create pillows, bedcovers, decorative accessories, table settings, chair covers, and window treatments. Original.
Author: Madlyn Easley
Publisher: Quarry Books
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: House & Home
An easy, get-started guide to creating your own curtains, drapes, and shades. Easy SINGER Style Quick and Easy Window Treatments teaches readers how to create simple, stylish window treatments for every room in the house. The author provides her own shortcuts and secrets for saving time while achieving professional-quality results. The 15 projects include lined and unlined curtains and drapes; straight, balloon, and shaped valences; and Roman shades-in a variety of casual and elegant fabrics and styles suited to every type of room setting. This is the third book in the Easy SINGER Style series, designed for beginning and brand-new sewers who are looking for quick and easy projects with a fresh, contemporary style. As with the other books in the series, the early chapters present all the basic information the reader needs to get started. Later chapters introduce specific construction techniques-and a choice of several projects showcasing those techniques. Readers gradually build skills as they apply and master what they learn, building confidence as they go. This book features the same, step-by-step, accessible approach as the other books in the series, in keeping with Singer's reputation for reliable, practical instruction.
Emma Hardy has been sewing since she was a child, graduating from making dollâ€™s clothes by hand to mastering a sewing machine, and sewing both for herself and for the home. To help you get started, she has gathered together 25 simple projects that are quick and easy to make, using basic hand and machine sewing skills. Before you begin, a fully illustrated techniques section teaches you everything you need to know to complete the projects, from basting to hemming. Once youâ€™ve mastered the basics, you can try your hand at sewing accessories for the home, including curtains and pillow covers, a table runner, place mats and napkins for the dinner table, or a tea cozy and a pan holder for the kitchen. Around the rest of the house, you can keep things tidy with a drawstring toy bag, and even make your own ironing board cover. Discover how simple it can be to sew unique items for the home, using your own selection of fabrics and trimmings, and youâ€™ll soon be hooked on sewing.
Give your home a fresh new look. Lexie Barnes shows you how to quickly and inexpensively personalize your living space with 50 fun, pattern-free sewing projects that are highly adaptable and visually inspiring. Dramatic before-and-after photographs demonstrate how easy it is to brighten your living room with a custom-designed slipcover or give new life to a bedroom with a colorful headboard cover, lampshade, and matching window treatments. Get sewing and transform your home into the stylish abode you’ve always craved.