French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the House

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Chronicle Books, Sep 3, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 176 pages
As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures. Now, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, Francophiles, and home decorators. She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, piles of pillows and bedding, a festive party garland, totesand more. Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, plus step-by-step directions, gorgeous photographs, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home.

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French General: Home Sewn is one of those books that makes you want to push everything to the side, pull out the sewing machine and It’s the latest in the French-influenced ... Read full review

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lovely pictures, some interesting projects Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Kaari Meng sells vintage and new textiles at her store in Los Angeles and to retailers in the U.S., Europe, and Japan. She and her husband, photographer Jon Zabala, live in southern California.

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