Encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains. The Encyclopaedia of Curtains door Day, Rebecca & Merrick, Catherine 2019-01-25

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Encyclopaedia of Curtains : Catherine Merrick : 9780953526765

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

In demand as speakers around the world, they have also distilled their years of knowledge into nine authoritative books on curtains. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about. This an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that time-saving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilised to create beautiful window treatments. Everything described in this second edition has been tried in their professional workroom: this is an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that time-saving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilized to create beautiful window treatments. Everything described in this second edition has been tried in their professional workroom.

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Encyclopedia of Curtains: All You'll Ever Need to Know about Making Curtains by Catherine Merrick

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

From the Publisher: Offering a comprehensive guide to all aspects of curtain-making, this volume contains information on a range of styles, materials and techniques that cater for the beginner and more experienced alike. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion. Please click here to You must to ask or answer questions posted. Rather than limit the instructions to a few projects, which may or may not suit your needs, we have given careful outlines of techniques which can be applied to an infinite number of styles and designs. Available only to approved bidders. The methods we outline here have been adapted from those developed in our own workroom but there is no reason why you shouldn't in turn adapt them to you your own situation and expertise, benefitting from our hard-earned knowledge, eliminating guesswork and enjoying timesaving shortcuts and professional techniques.

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encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

Because we have included a great deal of detailed information, the make-up instructions are coded with a series of needle and thread icons, from one to four. Everything described in this second edition has been tried in their professional workroom: this is an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that timesaving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilised to create beautiful window treatments. Treat the book like a pick-and-mix counter; take what you want and come back fro more when you've found out how satisfying it can be to look our at the world through a well dressed window. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. About Author Sisters, Catherine Merrick and Rebecca Day are master curtain makers with more than 20 years' of experience. Second edition, totally revised, rewritten and expanded1500 photographs and diagrams, including hundreds of new imagesCurrent and traditional curtain-making techniques explained in step-by-step detailAuthoritative soft-furnishing textbook, written by leading experts in their field with more than 20 years experienceSince it was released in 1996, the Encyclopaedia of Curtain Second edition, totally revised, rewritten and expanded1500 photographs and diagrams, including hundreds of new imagesCurrent and traditional curtain-making techniques explained in step-by-step detailAuthoritative soft-furnishing textbook, written by leading experts in their field with more than 20 years experienceSince it was released in 1996, the Encyclopaedia of Curtains has been an essential resource for curtain-makers around the world.

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encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

Choosing your fabric is one of the first steps to sewing your own curtains. This an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that time-saving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilised to create beautiful window treatments. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion. Everything described in this second edition has been tried in their professional workroom. Although most people think of rotary cutting tools as a quilter's tool, they are perfect for keeping things square when you are sewing your own curtains. Since it was released in 1996, the 'Encyclopaedia of Curtains' has been an essential resource for curtain-makers around the world. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion.

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Encyclopaedia of Curtains: All You'll E...

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

Description: pages Contents: History of curtains Curtain styles and window shapes Measuring windows Planning your window treatment Estimating fabric quantities Equipment and setting up a work area Cutting fabric Sewing skills Making curtains Unlined curtains Lined curtains Interlined curtains Overlong curtains Double-sided curtains Decorative headings Headings for arched and shaped windows Contrast edges and borders Frills Fabric trims Passementerie Valances Pelmets Swags and tails Swagged valances Tie-backs Italian stringing Blinds Roller blinds Roman blinds Pleated blinds Gathered blinds Attaching blinds to headrails Bed curtains and dressings Decorative tablecloths Cushions Fitting and hanging Templates and patterns Fabric directory Blind cord and chain safety guidance Responsibility: Catherine Merrick and Rebecca Day ; edited by Phoebe Phillips. This an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that time-saving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilised to create beautiful window treatments. They have included hundreds of new descriptive photographs and diagrams, and greatly expanding the technical step-by-step curtain-making details. These are the tips which, at the beginning, we would have given a fortune to know. Throughout the book, no matter what your experience or skill, we hope you will find what you need, whether it's the simplest seam or the most elaborate swags and tails. They have included hundreds of new descriptive photographs and diagrams, and greatly expanding the technical step-by-step curtain-making details.

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Encyclopedia of Curtains: All You'll Ever Need to Know about Making Curtains by Catherine Merrick

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

Some tools and how you use them are very helpful so that your end results are straight and even. They have included hundreds of new descriptive photographs and diagrams, and greatly expanding the technical step-by-step curtain-making details. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion. They have included hundreds of new descriptive photographs and diagrams, and greatly expanding the technical step-by-step curtain-making details. Life and curtains are never dull - there is always something unusual to explore and exciting to discover. Learn about sewing fabric before you go shopping so you know what to look for besides a pretty color or print. In demand as speakers around the world, they have also distilled their years of knowledge into nine authoritative books on curtains.

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Encyclopaedia of Curtains: All You'll E...

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

If you cut and measure keeping things square as you work, you'll have straight, even curtains when you are done sewing. Description Since it was released in 1996, the 'Encyclopaedia of Curtains' has been an essential resource for curtain-makers around the world. Since it was released in 1996, the 'Encyclopaedia of Curtains' has been an essential resource for curtain-makers around the world. In demand as speakers around the world, they have also distilled their years of knowledge into nine authoritative books on curtains. Sisters, Catherine Merrick and Rebecca Day are master curtain makers with more than 20 years of experience. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion.

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Encyclopaedia of Curtains: All You'll E...

encyclopaedia of curtains all youll ever need to know about making curtains

This an opportunity to access their hard-earned knowledge gathered over more than twenty years and adapt it to individual situations so that time-saving shortcuts and professional techniques can be utilised to create beautiful window treatments. Everything described in this second edition has been tried in their professional workroom. They have reviewed the techniques and sewing skills described and adapted and updated them to keep in tune with the changing demands of furnishing fashion. Designs range from no-sew easy options to the more complicated headings, valances and pelmets. They indicate the level of skill needed,from the very easy to expert.

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