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The Sewing Bible :  Slip Covers : The Ultimate Resource of Techniques, Projects and Inspiration - Wendy Gardiner

The Sewing Bible : Slip Covers

The Ultimate Resource of Techniques, Projects and Inspiration

By: Wendy Gardiner (Editor)


Published: 26th March 2010
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This is a must-have collection of essential techniques and projects for sewers of all abilities looking to create the perfect slip covers to give their upholstery and furniture a stylish new look.

Whether you are want to learn new techniques or brush up on your sewing skills, the comprehensive step-by-step technique advice and invaluable tips and tricks will help you along the way. Twelve technique-led projects from a variety of designers range from simple tie-on covers for dining chairs to fully-fitted armchair covers plus bedroom furnishings, floor cushions and table coverings.

Stylish photography and easy-to-follow layouts complete the package, making this an essential buy for anyone who sews, or wants to get started.


Tools and materials;

Core sewing techniques;

Techniques and projects:

1. Easy Embellishments - cushion cover;

2. Buttons and ties - kitchen chair seat;

3. Applique - director's chair;

4. Curved seams and piping - fitted circular table cloth + napkins;

5. Ruffles and pintucks - foam block seating covers;

6. Piping - bench seating;

7. Zips - cone shaped bean bag;

8. Free motion embroidery - headboard;

9. Pleats - tailored bedspread;

10. Special seams - laundry basket lining;

11. Loose covers - loose armchair cover;

12. Fitted covers - fitted armchair cover;




ISBN: 9780715330425
ISBN-10: 071533042X
Series: Sewing Bible
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 26th March 2010
Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.0  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.562