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The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds

The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds

Design Ideas and Basic Techniques for Window Treatments

  • Author: Wendy Baker
  • Publisher: Macmillan
  • ISBN: 0312586531
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 288
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Shares hundreds of ideas for dressing up windows, in a guide that provides for a variety of types, includes scan-ready sample board sketches, and explains the correct procedures for measuring. Original. Crafter's Choice Main.

Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes and Blinds

Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes and Blinds

  • Author: Wendy Baker
  • Publisher: Anova Books
  • ISBN: 9781843405054
  • Category: Blinds
  • Page: 288
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Whether you are an interior designer or a home decorator and you need to create a beautiful home space with a window dressing to complement your lifestyle, look no further. Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes and Blinds is the one-stop reference. No longer will you struggle with inspiration or measurements as you'll find the essentials for creating a curtain design in this jam-packed volume. Learn the basics of window shapes, measuring, heading tapes, fabric characteristics and fabric quantities. When you're ready to design, the second chapter in the book provides a in-depth look into various types of accessories available for curtains and blinds. For designers/decorators the sketches can be scanned and reduced to put on sample board or e-mailed to their curtain makers to eliminate costly mistakes. The book also includes a section for cosy bed treatments and plush cushions and throws. From first-time homeowners to interior design students and studio professionals - when it comes to window dressings and coordinated accessories the Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes and Blinds will help you through bewildering choices in a simple and easy way. Now that's a curtain call.

The Complete Book of Curtains and Drapes

The Complete Book of Curtains and Drapes

  • Author: Caroline Wrey
  • Publisher: Overlook Books
  • ISBN: 9781585675104
  • Category: House & Home
  • Page: 135
  • View: 1978
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The noted designer offers practical and creative tips for decorating with window treatments to suit any style of decor, discussing fabric textures and patterns and different styles of curtains. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

Easy to Make! Curtains & Blinds

Easy to Make! Curtains & Blinds

Expert Advice, Techniques and Tips for Sewers

  • Author: Wendy Baker
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
  • ISBN: 1909397814
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 300
  • View: 4772
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Practical advice and step-by-step instructions for window dressing. Suitable for both beginners and experienced curtain-makersStunning designs and inspiration for every room in your home Making curtains needn't be left to the professionals - with Easy to Make! Curtains and Blinds you, too, can create stylish window dressings for your home.Packed with all the basic know-how you need, Easy to Make! Curtainsand Blinds reveals how to measure up your windows and do all the basic stitches and seams. There's a section on fabrics - from plain to luxurious - and fabric design to help you choose the right look for your room. Designs cover everything from unlined curtains to Roman blinds. With information on hanging and accessories you'll be armed with everything you need to know to dress your windows with confidence.

Singer Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments

Singer Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments

A Complete Step-by-step Guide to Making and Installing Window Decor

  • Author: Susan Woodcock
  • Publisher: Creative Publishing Int'l
  • ISBN: 1589239318
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  • Page: 232
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Learn how to sew custom, professional-looking window treatments for your home! Have you ever wanted to sew customized window treatments for your home? It's easier than you might think, especially if you have "Singer(R) ""Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments" on hand. With this helpful how-to book, readers are guided through the entire process--from planning the project to measuring scale and proportion, to selecting necessary tools, fabric, and hardware to actually sewing the curtains and installing them. Whether you're partial to Roman shades, gathered curtains, flat shades with dowels, or pleated drapes, there's a clear-cut set of instructions for you in "Singer(R) ""Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments"." "Also included are lifesaver tips and techniques from an expert in the field, advice about using scale and proportion to enhance windows and disguise flaws, and suggestions for utilizing window treatments to control light and insulate your home. Accompanying photos make learning even easier. The book covers the following subjects in detail: Window treatment project planning Window measurements Calculating scale and proportion Fabric and hardware selection Curtains and draperies Grommets Gathered and ruched curtains Pleated curtains Adding trim, banding, and other embellishments to window treatments Shades and blinds Roman shades Flat shades with dowels Relaxed draperies Gathered shades Top treaments Common tips and techniques Cutting Sewing Glossary and resources So, unroll that bolt of fabric and jump into your next DIY project in the world of curtains and draperies!

Design and Make Curtains and Drapes

Design and Make Curtains and Drapes

  • Author: Heather Luke
  • Publisher: Storey Books
  • ISBN: 9780882668505
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 80
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More than 25 window treatment projects including fully-illustrated instructions for layered silk sheers, embroidered linen drapes, heavyweight door curtains, and more.

The Complete Book of Sewing - Dressmaking and Sewing for the Home Made Easy

The Complete Book of Sewing - Dressmaking and Sewing for the Home Made Easy

  • Author: Constance Talbot
  • Publisher: Read Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1447482360
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 318
  • View: 4593
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This useful book provides a complete guide to sewing. With forty-five chapters including 'The A B C's of Stitches - Basic Instructions in Sewing', 'Embroidery and Applique', 'How to Make Coats and Jackets' and 'How to Make Curtains', this book will prove itself invaluable in any home. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Complete Book of Clean

The Complete Book of Clean

Tips & Techniques for Your Home

  • Author: Toni Hammersley
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1681881748
  • Category: House & Home
  • Page: 224
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"The follow-up to the bestselling Complete Book of Home Organization, the Complete Book of Clean is a foolproof, eco-friendly guide to cleaning your home... Learn the best seasons to tackle home projects, storage solutions to simplify the process and teach even the messiest kids to clean up after themselves. This book will help you tackle every mess, stain and dust-magnet, and keep things from getting out of hand in the future--all while being friendly to the environment and keeping toxic chemicals out of your home. Whether you're a neat freak or new to the world of homekeeping, let Toni Hammersley be your guide to establishing routines, learning techniques and mastering the best home cleaning hacks out there."--

The Window Decorating Book

The Window Decorating Book

  • Author: Kathleen Stoehr,Charles Randall
  • Publisher: CharlesRandall.com
  • ISBN: 1890379174
  • Category: House & Home
  • Page: 336
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An exceptional guide to window coverings featuring more than 1000 photographs and illustrations, The Window Decorating Book is both unique and compelling in covering the scope of window products available on the market today. You will be encouraged to explore and consider all of your options, including sections on specifications and fabric quantities, should you wish to do so. The Window Decorating Book not only provides an inspiring visual catalog of ways to use draperies, blinds, shades, and shutters imaginatively, but also delves into the details; providing vital information on the pros and cons of various products, and how to choose fabrics and treatments that create the right atmosphere for any room of the house.

Reader's Digest Complete Book of Home Decorating

Reader's Digest Complete Book of Home Decorating

Inspiring Ideas and Practical Techniques for Making Your House Your Home

  • Author: Ltd. Eaglemoss Publications
  • Publisher: Readers Digest
  • ISBN: 9780762105878
  • Category: House & Home
  • Page: 304
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More than five hundred full-color illustrations and photographs complement this definitive guide to home decorating, which incorporates hundreds of creative ideas, hands-on techniques, and expert advice as it covers such topics as design, style, colors and patterns, furniture, accessories, and do-it-yourself projects. Reprint.