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Easy Curtainmaking : Instruction and Techniques to Sew over 35 Curtains, Shades, and Valances, Paperback / softback Book

Easy Curtainmaking : Instruction and Techniques to Sew over 35 Curtains, Shades, and Valances Paperback / softback


Create beautiful window treatments for every room in your house--and save money at the same time!

Even novice curtain makers can use this book to realize their window dreams.

This complete guide to curtainmaking combines inspirational ideas with practical, easy-to-follow instructions for making all kinds of curtains and shades, as well as valances, borders, ruffles, tiebacks and other decorative details.

Beginning with the essentials of sewing draperies--from measuring windows and choosing fabrics to combining and matching patterns and estimating and cutting yardage--Easy Curtainmaking provides step-by-step instructions and expert commentary on every aspect of planning and executing a window dressing.

Inside Easy Curtainmaking: - Complete step-by-step guide to making your own curtains with an individual look perfectly suited to your own home. - Hundreds of proven techniques for creating sheer and lined curtains and shades. - More than 300 inspirational color photographs that emphasize unique pattern combinations with elegant finishing touches. - Overview of finishing details like basic stitches and embroidery, seams, mitered corners, trims, bindings, and piping. - Inspirational how-to secrets from a prominent interior designer and soft furnishings instructor.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Companion House
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  • Category: Needlework & fabric crafts
  • ISBN: 9781620083482



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