The Pillow Book: Over 25 Simple-to-Sew Patterns for Every Room and Every Mood

Front Cover
Chronicle Books, Mar 5, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 144 pages
2 Reviews
Can't afford a new couch? Cover it with pillows! Every interior decorator worth her measuring tape knows the easiestnot to mention cheapestway to transform a room is with fresh, colorful cushions. For this beautiful sewing book, veteran crafter Shannon Okey created more than 25 patterns for every room in the home. Projects range frombeginner friendly throw pillows, shams, and bolsters to more advanced bench pads, ottomans, and oversized floor cushions. We've tucked ready-to-use (no photocopier enlarging here!) pattern pieces into a pocket and used Wire-O binding for easy reference while sewing. With photographs and designs inspired by the hippest looks, The Pillow Book is just the fix for quick and easy home makeovers.
  

What people are saying - Write a review

Pillow Book

User Review  - love2sew - Overstock.com

I was disappointed in this book. I was looking for some unusual and out-of-the-ordinary designs for pillows. This book is better suited for real beginners with little imagination. I'll re-sell this one to a used book store. ... Read full review

Review: The Pillow Book: Over 25 Simple-To-Sew Patterns For Every Room And Every Mood

User Review  - Judi - Goodreads

I was dissappointed that the embroidery design for a pillow on the cover was not included, but surprized that a pillow knit in the round was. Some interesting techniques and use of modern fabrics keeps this up to date. I will be making some of these for sure. Read full review

Contents

chapterfour
Resource Guide 137
Fabrics and Materials Used in the Book 139
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2008)

Shannon Okey writes the popular blog Knitgrrl and is a columnist for knit.1 magazine. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio, where she runs the workshop space Stitch Cleveland.

Gemma Comas's work has appeared in Domino, Martha Stewart Living, and Real Simple magazines, among others. Born in Barcelona, Spain, she lives in New York City.

Bibliographic information