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|This volume is packed with invaluable information on hundreds of antiques and collectible shops, auction houses, tribal and flea markets in Malaysia and Singapore. There are also details of where to find essential services such as packers, shippers, valuers and restorers. Whether you're a dealer, collector or visitor to Malaysia and Singapore, this is the ideal book to help you find that one special item.|
ISBN: 9810488572 Date Published on 11/20/2006
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|Drawing on the secrets of professional workroom techniques, this detailed guide explains how to create the delicious fabric accents that "add warmth and coziness, coolness and quiet, or bright colorful vitality." Learn all the basics of designing, measuring, pattern matching, lining, and hanging, and then choose from among the more than two dozen projects to construct curtains, blinds, drapes, valances, tie-backs, cushions, and bed canopies. Plus, find helpful shortcuts (like using Velcro to close pillow openings or to hang valances), tips on alternate applications such as making a room divider out of curtains, interesting variations on standard looks, and suggestions for reinterpreting the designs to suit your own personal style. --Amy Handy --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. |
ISBN: 0706375157 Date Published on 6/22/2006
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The right windows treatment can add a whole new dimension to any room, and with its inviting ideas for valances, edgings, tied-and-knotted swags, and more, "Simple Curtains" is perfect for home sewers looking for stylish yet uncomplicated window treatments. 50 full-color photos. 112 pp. 15,000 print.
ISBN: 0609601253 Date Published on 5/24/2006
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|Simple Elegance |
Furnishing with Fabric
Compiled by Dawn Anderson
Step by Step to Sophisticated Looks
These gorgeous fabric furnishings will infuse even the plainest room in your home with warmth, comfort, and style! If you can sew, glue, and staple, you can easily dress up a window, create a cozy corner, and soften hard lines for an air of casual elegance.
· Decorate with 20 versatile projects, from simple everyday accents to exquisite accessories for special occasions
· Choose from a variety of projects including pillows, table linens, window treatments, slipcovers, a duvet cover and shams, and a fabric lampshade cover
· Discover special designer tips throughout the book to help you achieve professional results
Let these beautiful, quick-to-make accessories help you add a simple yet stunning look to every room in your home!
ISBN: 1564773736 Date Published on 6/21/2006
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|Everything readers need to know to create elegant, soothing water fountains. Easy-to-follow instructions explain choosing and installing pumps and constructing fountains.|
ISBN: 1580171907 Date Published on 6/1/2006
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|Looking for the quickest way to peel tomatoes? Frustrated by tumbling bed sheets in your linen closet? Not sure how to space seedlings in your garden? Simple Home Solutions provides answers to these and other everyday problems in the kitchen, garden, and around the house. Practical, useful, and inordinately simple, the ideas in this book will help you solve household dilemmas, get and stay organized, and make the most of your time. |
ISBN: 1400054850 Date Published on 9/2/2006
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|As with the rest of the "Simple" series, Katrin Cargill offers step-by-step instructions on making a variety of pillows. The title doesn't lie: even the most elegant pillows in here are very simple to make. Her instructions are clear enough that they can be easily adapted. For example, I adapted one of the throw pillows into pillow shams for a full-size bed with no problems whatsoever.|
ISBN: 1841723088 Date Published on 6/20/2006
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There are five key areas of the home where soft furnishings can make a big difference: bath, bedroom, kitchen, dining and living room. Best of all, soft furnishings can be easily created by anyone with a sewing machine -- even beginners.
Simple Soft Furnishings covers the core sewing items needed to transform any home into a fashionable and welcome environment. With an irresistible collection of projects, ranging from simple cushions to elegant curtains and sumptuous bedding, these designs are a mix of timeless classics and current trends with appeal for all ages.
Each project will bring style to any room at an affordable cost. The focus is on quick and easy ideas that can be readily made in a weekend. This beautifully presented book features: - Fifty original soft furnishing designs for the home - Projects for cushions, curtains and blinds, seating, bedding and table linens - Simplified techniques for the beginner sewer - Illustrated step-by-step instructions - Advice for alternative fabrics, fastenings, trimming, patterns and color schemes - List of resources and suppliers - Tips for adding special touches to customize each project.
Simple Soft Furnishings is an inspiring and practical guide to creating fashionable home furnishings.
ISBN: 155407018X Date Published on 6/13/2006