The Complete Photo Guide to Slipcovers Transform Your by Linda Neubauer
By Linda Neubauer
Step by step, totally photographed initiatives for all varieties of furnishings slipcovers, from the straightforward wrap to a custom-fitted cover.
The whole picture consultant to Slipcovers is a step by step consultant to stitching decorator covers for upholstered chairs, sofas, ottomans, and eating chairs. The tasks variety from quickly wraps to outfitted slipcovers that remain firmly in position and create a brand new piece of furnishings. Over 250 how-to photos convey how one can specialist caliber. each step is obviously defined and proven, from measuring and slicing to including clothier information and trims. those who were surprised via the price of personalized covers and dissatisfied with the healthy and upholstery offerings of off-the-shelf items will locate during this booklet every little thing they should understand to create slipcovers themselves.
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Left: Hardwood shutters add timeless appeal to this den, capturing the beauty of wood effortlessly. Consider how in both of these applications, the shutters have become part of the room’s architectural appeal. This is truly the only category of window treatment that can boast such an amazing capability. Below: Hardwood shutters mix with glass panes. 36 The Window Decorating Book 1. Good to Know: Shutter Components Shutters are typically comprised of the following pieces: 1. Rails (including top, divider and bottom): These pieces are structural and range in height from approximately two inches to about 41 2" high depending upon the height of the panel and size of the louver.
However, its tough, textured beauty makes it an interesting look at the window in curtain or drapery form. Excellent sun resistance. 56 Matelassé: Meaning “padded” or “quilted” (French), this medium to heavy double cloth fabric is usually made from silk, cotton, rayon or wool. For draperies. Moiré: Meaning “watered” (French) this silk, rayon, cotton or acetate fabric has a distinctive wavy pattern on the surface that reflects light in the same way that light reflects off water. For draperies. Muslin: For casual curtains and draperies, cotton muslin can be fine to coarsely woven.
Can be operated from inside a building. Shutter blinds: Combines the larger louvers of the shutter with the ease of blind operation. Resemble wood blinds. S. properties and homes extending into the Caribbean, storm shutters are crucial to secure and protect dwellings during inclement weather. Although recent climate events have shown us that sometimes we are powerless to protect our homes from the magnitude of a violent storm, storm shutters go a long way to deflect torrential wind and water. While the home may stand after a hurricane, a poorly protected window may allow too much water to enter.