Make your home look absolutely amazing with home design expert Erin Schlosser. With 31 decor projects to complement any style, this collection includes functional projects to cover your windows and walls, plus DIY bed linens, throw cushions, and the perfect accessories for every room in your home. From working with cording and zips to sewing a blind hem, you'll learn it all-including how to choose home decor fabric, needles, and thread. Pull it all together with basic elements of design and decorating that will transform your abode into a sacred space.
Erin Schlosser's interior design work has been published in numerous magazines. When she's not teaching classes or working with clients, Erin spends her time creating a line of sewing patterns, cooking with her husband and napping with her cat. Schlosserdesigns.com
Introduction Chapter 1: Principles and Elements of Design Elements of Design Principles of Design Finding Inspiration Mixing and Matching Prints My Design Philosophy Chapter 2: Home Decor Fabric Basics Tips for Sewing with Home Decor Fabric Choosing Thread Choosing a Sewing Needle Cutting Fabric Remembering Repeats Types of Home Decor Fabric Basic Home Decor Sewing Skills Making and attaching Cording Blind Hem Lapped Zipper Insertion Concealed Zipper Insertion Chapter 3: Window Treatments Choosing A Window Treatment Style Visualizing Designs Lining Basics Cafe Curtain Pleated Valance Cornice Board Drapes Roman Shades Chapter 4: Linens Bedrooms Customizing Sheets Fancy Flange Shams Bed Skirt Duvet Cover Bathrooms Customizing Bath and Hand Towels Shower Curtain Floral Bath Mat Kitchen Quick and Easy Table Cloth It's A Twist Table Runner Color Blocked Placemats Rolled Hem Napkins Pineapple Hot Pad Chapter 5: Storage and Organization Laundry Tote Tassel Storage Bin Set Family Organizational Chart Office Command Station Chapter 6: Walls, Floors, and Decor DIY Rug Corded Throw Pillow Knife Edge Throw Pillow Art Clock Pendant Light Chapter 7: Outdoor Sewing Gusseted Cushion with Lap Zipper Lemon Slice Picnic Blanket Lounging Hammock Cushion, Pillow, and Accessory Pocket Waterproof Patio Art Sheer Outdoor Patio Drapes About the Author