Making Cushions And Pillows

Author: Nina Granlund Saether
Editor: David & Charles
ISBN: 1446367819
Size: 15,46 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 909

Indulge your renovation addiction with handmade pillows to give every couch, bed, and room a personal touch. This is a fabulous collection of sixty contemporary cushion designs to transform your home. Using a range of different techniques from crochet to knitted intarsia motifs, cross stitch, and embroidery, you can create cushions to suit any living space. Sewers of all abilities will find endless, gorgeous designs and a fully illustrated techniques section. From diamond to denim details, American flag to Union Jack designs, cable heart cushions to upcycled jacket pillows, Making Cushions and Pillows covers seasons and styles to satisfy every crafter.

Pretty Patchwork Cushions Pillows

Author: Helen Philipps
Editor: F+W Media, Inc.
ISBN: 1446360008
Size: 12,75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 613

Sew a gorgeous handmade gift with 3 simple patchwork, applique and embroidery cushion and pillow patterns for you to make at home. Patchwork isn’t just about making quilts; it’s about creating smaller projects too, and sewing something pretty to treasure! Pretty Patchwork Cushions & Pillows has a tempting range of quick-to-stitch patchwork patterns to get you started. All three patterns feature beautiful appliqué cushion designs and will make the perfect adition to any home. Each chapter features easy-to-follow instructions, diagrams and templates, with gorgeous full-colour photography. Use these designs as a starting point to inspire your own creativity, and make pretty patchwork gifts for friends and family, for every occasion!

A Beginner S Guide To Sewing Curtains Shades Pillows And More

Author: Vanessa Arbuthnott
Editor: CICO Books
ISBN: 9781782494768
Size: 19,66 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Read: 421

Learn to sew curtains, shades, pillows, and more and make your home truly your own with these 50 beautiful projects. Sewing your own home furnishings will allow you to choose exactly the fabric and style you want, and will make your home truly unique. There’s never been a better time to sew for the home, with a huge range of furnishing fabrics available in stores and online. And the money you save by making these items yourself can be put towards buying the loveliest fabrics you can afford, making your home more beautiful still. Designer Vanessa Arbuthnott guides you through 50 projects, each made in one of her own beautiful printed fabrics, and all with easy-to-follow illustrated instructions. The projects range from the simplest of pillow covers for the novice stitcher, through to lined curtains with an array of different headings, shades, bed throws, and table linen. There is also a chapter on accessories, such as a cook’s apron, and table mats, which would all be a great starting-point if you want to brush up on your skills before tackling a larger project. Vanessa explains how each of her collections was developed, and what inspired her designs, but if you prefer to choose your own material, there is plenty of advice on selecting fabrics, using color, cutting out, matching pattern repeats, piping, and hand-stitching, as well as a techniques section covering the basic sewing skills you will need. Guidance on measuring for curtains and shades, and on ways to hang them, as well as instructions for valances and an upholstered cornice, make this a complete introduction to sewing your own window treatments, and more.

Making Pillows

Author: Linda Barker
Editor: Crescent Books
ISBN: 9780517140925
Size: 14,77 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 426

Shows readers how to make thirty cushion and pillow projects for every room in the house, providing customizing ideas and techniques and home-decorating tips, accompanied by step-by-step instructions.

101 Best Home Based Businesses For Women 3rd Edition

Author: Priscilla Huff
Editor: Currency
ISBN: 030756925X
Size: 16,85 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 197

Can I be a stay-at-home mom and still earn extra income? Which home business is best for me? Where can I find expert advice on launching my own business? How much will it cost to get started? For nearly two decades, bestselling author and home-based business guru Priscilla Y. Huff has run a successful writing business out of her home while balancing her family life. In fact, this book, now in its third edition, is proof of her success. Her valuable advice on what works—and what doesn't—is available to you. From start-up costs to potential income, this book shows you how to: ·Choose the perfect home-based business from 101 of the best: customer service, arts and crafts, entertainment, computer and high tech, mail order, home-based distributorships and franchises, and many others ·Take the first steps to starting any business ·Find and use valuable resources, including local, state, and federal government sources; business and professional associations; books, Web sites, and other publications ·And much, much more! You'll also find inspiring stories from businesswomen who have achieved success and financial reward. If you've ever dreamed of owning your own business, this book should be your first investment.

Step By Step

Author: Hilary More
Editor: Meredith Corporation
Size: 12,87 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 452

More than 50 projects, plus basic techniques for making a variety of pillow covers and decorative borders.

Singer The Complete Photo Guide To Sewing 3rd Edition

Author: Nancy Langdon
Editor: Creative Publishing international
ISBN: 1631595466
Size: 14,44 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Read: 614

Singer: The Complete Photo Guide to Sewing, 3rd Edition is the essential one-stop reference every sewer needs. Step-by-step instructions and hundreds of photos and diagrams make it easy to understand sewing fundamentals and more advanced techniques for fashion and home décor projects. Discover the mysteries of your sewing machine! Learn ways to get the most out of your machine and attachments, the best tools to use, and how to sew with a variety of fabrics. Then dive into sewing techniques for beautiful garments and stunning home décor designs: Learn how to make and finish seams; lay out, cut and mark patterns; sew bias strips; and make pillows, cushions, and piping. Get tips and techniques for serger sewing, and discover how to create serger seams and finishes. Tackle first-time sewing projects with confidence, and refresh your memory on favorite techniques. Boost your wardrobe by altering store-bought patterns for a perfect custom fit. Refresh your tabletop with gorgeous tablecloths, placemats, and napkins, and create impressive bed and bath accessories. Achieve professional results effortlessly! Ready to build your sewing skills? You’ll learn how to: Operate your sewing machine or serger like a pro Customize clothing with buttons, pockets, collars, and more Make buttonholes with ease Create seam finishes, make closures, and attach zippers Sew your own activewear Make slipcovers, pillowcases, and duvet covers Packed with so much information, this valuable resource offers a lifetime of sewing success for all skill levels. Start your sewing journey today and see what amazing things you can create! The Complete Photo Guide series includes all the instruction you need to pursue your creative passion. With hundreds of clear photos, detailed step-by-step directions, handy tips and inspirational ideas, it’s easy and fun to try new projects and techniques and take your skills to the next level.

Pillows Cushions And Tuffets

Author: Carol Zentgraf
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1440220387
Size: 19,27 MB
Format: PDF
Read: 134

• Over 50 pillow, tuffet, and cushion projects • Clear, easy, step-by-step directions and abundant photographs • Great tips on fabric selection, assembly, and sewing techniques Much of the fun of decorating is mixing and matching fabrics to create an inviting ensemble, and you'll find plenty of ideas in Pillows, Cushions, Tuffets. Author Carol Zentgraf shows you how to choose the fabrics and embellishments to create dozens of pillows, cushions, and tuffets - from funky to upscale designs. Inside, you'll learn all the sewing techniques and trade secrets to create gorgeous accessories for every room in your home.

Two To Conquer

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0575113650
Size: 20,67 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Read: 485

It was the final, flaming days of the Ages of Chaos. Beneath its Bloody Sun, Darkover was divided into a hundred warring kingdoms, and civilization teetered on the brink of oblivion. This is the story of Bard di Asturien, the ambitious soldier-outlaw they called the Wolf of the Kilghard Hills; of Varzil, whom history was to dub The Good - and of the alien from distant Terra who was the exact double of Varzil's enemy.

Principles And Practice Of Radiation Therapy E Book

Author: Charles M. Washington
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323287816
Size: 11,96 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Read: 728

The only radiation therapy text written by radiation therapists, Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 4th Edition helps you understand cancer management and improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation. A problem-based approach makes it easy to apply principles to treatment planning and delivery. New to this edition are updates on current equipment, procedures, and treatment planning. Written by radiation therapy experts Charles Washington and Dennis Leaver, this comprehensive text will be useful throughout your radiation therapy courses and beyond. Comprehensive coverage of radiation therapy includes a clear introduction and overview plus complete information on physics, simulation, and treatment planning. Spotlights and shaded boxes identify the most important concepts. End-of-chapter questions provide a useful review. Chapter objectives, key terms, outlines, and summaries make it easier to prioritize, understand, and retain key information. Key terms are bolded and defined at first mention in the text, and included in the glossary for easy reference. UPDATED chemotherapy section, expansion of What Causes Cancer, and inclusions of additional cancer biology terms and principles provide the essential information needed for clinical success. UPDATED coverage of post-image manipulation techniques includes new material on Cone beam utilization, MR imaging, image guided therapy, and kV imaging. NEW section on radiation safety and misadministration of treatment beams addresses the most up-to-date practice requirements. Content updates also include new ASRT Practice Standards and AHA Patient Care Partnership Standards, keeping you current with practice requirements. UPDATED full-color insert is expanded to 32 pages, and displays images from newer modalities.