Sew Up a Home Makeover: 50 Simple Sewing Projects to Transform Your Space

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Storey Publishing, 2011 - Crafts & Hobbies - 159 pages
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Want to bring a new look to a tired room without spending a fortune? Designer Lexie Barnes shows you how to personalize your living space in just a few hours, with 50 fresh, fun, pattern-free sewing projects. Transform a living room with a custom-designed slipcover and coordinated pillows. Redecorate a bedroom in a weekend by sewing up a headboard cover, a lampshade, and matching window treatments. Learn how easy and inexpensive it can be to change the look of a child’s room as she grows from a baby to a kid to a teenager. 

With dramatic before-and-after examples, beautifully styled photography, and a fun “you-can-do-it” attitude, Sew Up a Home Makeover is a creative resource that you’ll return to every time you’re ready for a new look.

 

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Sew Up a Home Makeover: 50 Simple Sewing Projects by Lexie Barnes is just what the title promises--a fun collection of fairly simple sewing projects that someone without a ton of sewing experience ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
9
Makeover Magic
10
Fabrics and Tools
17
Tips and Techniques
29
MAKEOVER CHALLENGE 1 From Drab to Fab
38
Dressing the Table to Fit the Occasion
76
A Room that Grows Up Along with the Kids
100
One Space Three Functions
128
Resources
156
Index
157
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Lexie Barnes, a self-taught designer and the creator of a successful line of women's handbags and accessories, is the author of Sew What! Bags and Sew†Up a HomeMakeover.†She brings her fun sense of style to every design she creates, and her craft bags have received rave reviews from BUST, Vogue Knitting, Adorn, and Knitty.†

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