Home Furnishing with Fabric
Whether you long for the fresh and restrained tones of Swedish Minimalism, with sheer white linen hangings at the windows, or plan to upholster your sofa and armchairs in tradional toile de Jouy, "Home Furnishing with Fabric" will help you make your vision reality. In this fully revised and updated guide to decorative style, leading interiors writer Leslie Geddes-Brown shares her experience in exploring every aspect of using soft furnishings in the home. In a special chapter on Practicalities, Lucinda Ganderton covers basic sewing techniques and gives step-by-step instructions for 12 stylish yet simple projects. An extensive directory of suppliers puts the finishing touch to this indispensable source book.*A fully revised and updated edition of a bestselling guide to interior design, with plenty of informative photographs, many of them new.
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