ISBN 9781782494768 A Beginner's Guide to Making Curtains, Shades, Pillows, Cushions and More

436190

Full Description

Theres never been a better time to sew for the home, with a huge range of fabrics available in stores and online. And the money you save by making these items yourself can be put towards buying the loveliest fabrics you can afford, making your home more beautiful still. Designer Vanessa Arbuthnott guides you through 50 projects, each made in one of her own beautiful printed fabrics, and all with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions. The projects range from simple cushion covers for the novice sewist, through to lined curtains with an array of different headings, blinds, bed throws, and table linen. There is also a chapter on accessories, such as a cooks apron, and table mats, which would all be a great starting point if you want to brush up on your skills before tackling a larger project. Vanessa explains how each of her collections was developed, and what inspired her designs, but if you prefer to choose your own material, there is plenty of advice on selecting fabrics, using colour, cutting out, matching pattern repeats, piping, and hand-stitching, as well as a techniques section covering the basic sewing skills you will need. Guidance on measuring for curtains and blinds, and on ways to hang them, as well as instructions for valances and an upholstered cornice, make this a complete introduction to sewing your own window treatments, and more. Contents: 1 X 224 Page Paperback With 450 Halftones, Colour Main Author: Vanessa Arbuthnott Author Bio - Vanessa Arbuthnott started her own fabric design business ten years ago and was soon featured in Country Living and the Saturday Telegraph. She has never looked back and her enthusiasm for designing fabric is as strong as ever. This is her first book. Secondary Author: Gail Abbott Bio Gail Abbott is a home stylist and writer whose work regularly appears in magazines. She is the author of books including Living with Light, Decorating with Blue and White, Living with White, and The Newly-Wed's Guide to Setting Up Home.

Your order will be dispatched within 3-5 working days. Most deliveries require someone to accept and sign for the delivery to ensure the goods are received correctly. To help you we can arrange for delivery to be made elsewhere. Click here for more information.

We hope you like your purchase, however, if you are not entirely satisfied with any item, it can be sent back to us for a refund, provided it is returned within 14 days after delivery has been made (unless otherwise specified). Please click here for more information.

Club Members Save 10%
  • £14.99
  • Club members pay £13.49
  • £
  • £2.99 P&P
We're sorry this product was so popular, it has sold out.

UK Delivery

£2.99

Ordered items are usually despatched within 3 to 5 working days

Find out more about UK delivery

International Delivery Available

International Delivery is available on this item

Find out more about International delivery

Returns

Returns for a refund or exchange made easy with Asda's amazing 'toyou' service.

Find out more about our returns policy