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The Encyclopaedia of Curtains - The Complete Curtain Maker

The Encyclopaedia of Curtains - The Complete Curtain Maker
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WE ARE SORRY THIS BOOK IS CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE AS IT IS BEING COMPLETELY REVISED AND UPDATED,

THE NEW EDITION WILL BE AVAILABLE Sumer 2017.

The Encyclopaedia of Curtains offers design inspiration and the know how to make beautiful curtains. 120 specially commissioned colour photographs give you lots of stunning design ideas. The Curtain-making Workshop tells you how to put it all together with detailed notes and 600 black-and-white illustrations. The projects range from beginner to professional levels. The step-by-step instructions are graded according to the skills and time required from quick and easy curtains to elaborate swags and tails.
  • Looking at the past - A brief history of curtains
  • Fabric glossary - a survey of fabric types
  • Get ready to sew - useful basics
  • Cutting and seaming - essential techniques
  • Curtains of all kinds - lots of different ways to make curtains
  • Decorative headings - over 20 styles of headings to make
  • Finishing touches - extras: edgings, bindings and fabric trims
  • Tops 1 - valances and pelmets in many styles
  • Tops 2 - even more valances and swags and tails for the adventurous
  • Tablecloths - easy to make cloths for round and TV tables
  • Cushions - of all kinds
  • Bed curtains - simple dressings to luxurious four-poster beds
  • Installation and fitting - achieving a perfect result

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Contents Page

ContentsPage
 
Part One 
Looking Back 
Glimpses of the past8
 
Part Two 
A Wider Choice 
Style and Design Portfolio19
Fabric Glossary76
Choosing Tracks, Poles and Other Fittings91
 
Part Three 
Curtains, Tops & Blinds 
Guidelines98
Quick & Easy: No-Sew100
Get Ready to Sew104
Curtains of All Kinds126
Decorative Headings134
Finishing Touches150
Tops 1: Scarf Drapery, Pelmets & Valances166
Tops 2: Traditional Swags & Tails182
Tie-Backs194
Blinds of All Kinds198
Remaking Curtains206
 
Part Four 
Beds & Everything else 
Beds208
Tablecloths218
Cushions220
 
Part Five 
Installation & Fitting 
Fitting and Hanging224
Care and Cleaning231
 
Suppliers Directory232
Glossary236
Index237

Information

ISBN Format Pages Dimensions Weight
0-9516841-4-0 Hardback 240 300mm x 220mm x 20mm 1300g

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