Home Decor Sewing 101: A Beginner's Guide to Sewing for the Home (Spiral)

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Home Decor Sewing 101: A Beginner's Guide to Sewing for the Home (Spiral)


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Haven't sewn since eighth-grade home economics? With Home D¬cor Sewing 101, even you can create impressive window treatments, luxurious bed linens, decorator pillows, and other d¬cor furnishings-and in just a few hours. Home D¬cor Sewing 101 makes it easy with a complete basics section, lots of tips, and 20 step-by-step projects illustrated with more than 300 close-up color photographs.

Each project introduces several new techniques and skills. For example, the versatile knife-edge pillow teaches how to set and press seams and sew perfect corners. A fleece throw in luscious sherbet colors demonstrates using a rotary cutter and mat, sewing raw-edged appliqu¬s, and cutting fringe. The learning is painless and fun, and the results are real d¬cor items like a cushy floor pillow, an elegant banded tablecloth, a valance, a shower curtain, and a duvet cover.

Many homeowners want to learn basic d¬cor sewing because they're dissatisfied with the limited options offered by ready-made items but are shocked by the cost of custom ones. Luckily, sewing for the home is a great place to start, as there are no patterns, fitting, zippers, or sleeves.

Featuring convenient spiral binding so pages stay flat during sewing, color photographs of every step, and invaluable advice from experienced sewing teachers, Home D¬cor Sewing 101 is the perfect book for every first-time or rusty sewer.

The editors of Creative Publishing international have created more than 100 titles on sewing, crafting, and home decorating, including the best selling "Sewing 101" and "Quilting 101."
Product Details ISBN: 9781589231429
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
Publication Date: March 1st, 2004
Pages: 176