Home Decorating Basics: A Comprehensive Guide to Sewing for Your Home

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Sterling Publishing Company, Mar 1, 2001 - House & Home - 128 pages
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Give your home a professionally decorated look inexpensively and easily. Nothing beats the pleasure of sewing plump pillows, beautiful curtains, spectacular bedding, and other soft furnishings for every room. And, when you have an Expert's guidance to sewing basics, design techniques, and a variety of attractive treatments for every room, decorating becomes a fun - not daunting - process. Be creative - see how simple it is to choose exactly the fabrics you want and create the style you've yearned for. Whether you prefer large floral patterns, country checks and bold stripes, deep rich colors and opulent designs, tribal motifs or simple earth tones, you won't have to make compromises. Any of these projects, shown in full color, would look fantastic.

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Contents

Chapter 6
45
Chapter 8
67
Acknowledgements
125
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About the author (2001)

Pamela Hastings has written six books on home d cor sewing, including "Simple-to Sew-Slipcovers and Cover-ups" and "Home Decorating Basics". All have been main or alternate selections of Crafter's Choice Book Club. She is a spokesperson for Viking Sewing Machine, Velcro USA, Waverly, and Rowenta. Her sewing career began with ten years in the education department of Singer.

Pamela appears regularly on Decorating with Style and other home shows. Her articles have appeared in Family Circle, Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, Better Homes and Gardens, and Sewing Savvy. Pamela lives in Wall, New Jersey.

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