Beginners Upholstery Techniques

If the idea of upholstering your own furniture seems daunting, then this is the book for you!

Author: David James

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861084958

Category: House & Home

Page: 143

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If the idea of upholstering your own furniture seems daunting, then this is the book for you! Beginners' Upholstery Techniques explains everything you need to tackle those projects, from fixing a stool with a drop-in seat and refurbishing a fold-out screen to handling more complex pieces, such as armchairs and sofas. Expert upholsterer and author David James guides you through a wide range of techniques and styles, and provides information on tools, materials, paddings, and fabrics. Packed with creative ideas that can be adapted for any item of furniture, this comprehensive guide is the must-have companion for any budding upholsterer.

Furniture Restoration and Repair for Beginners

Care & Repair GMC Publications Complete Woodfinishing Ian Hosker Furniture Projects Rod Wales Furniture ... Pocket Reference Book Upholstery': A Complete Course Upholstery: Techniques & Projects Woodfinishing Handbook (Practical Crafts) ...

Author: Kevin Jan Bonner

Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated

ISBN:

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 192

View: 721

This comprehensive book answers every question on the subject of restoring furniture. How to fix a wobbly chair or a scratched table top; how to identify and repair finishes and veneers; how to stain wood or remove white ring marks; how to French polish or apply a wax finish. The book guides the reader from the very first steps, so no experience is necessary, and every process is taken step-by-step. The author explains how, by using the minimum of tools and at very little cost, you can restore any piece of wooden furniture from the most shambolic to the almost perfect. Along the way, it exposes many mysteries and explodes many myths about restoration.

Upholstery

Offers a guide to beginners that are inspired to renovate, restore or update a piece of upholstery, and provides refurbishing techniques and projects from start to finish.

Author: David James

Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Limited

ISBN: 9781861082763

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 175

View: 579

Offers a guide to beginners that are inspired to renovate, restore or update a piece of upholstery, and provides refurbishing techniques and projects from start to finish.

Oil Paintings from the Landscape

A Guide for Beginners Rachel Shirley. Upholstery Techniques & Projects David James Upholstery Tips and Hints David James DOLLS ' HOUSES AND MINIATURES 1/12 Scale Character Figures for the Dolls ' House James Carrington Americana in 1/12 ...

Author: Rachel Shirley

Publisher: Rachel Shirley

ISBN: 9781861083678

Category: Art

Page: 180

View: 782

Now withe large images for tablets. Generously illustrated explanations and step-by-step demonstrations enable budding oil painters to improve and develop their skills and unique style. The many facets of the landscape, including water, skies, shadows, trees, and buildings are covered, with discussions on capturing even the most subtle variations in light and weather. Work with versatile techniques such as impasto, glazing, loose brushwork, wet-into-wet, and more to achieve stunning effects and different moods. Make the most of photographs and enjoy painting in the open air. An overview of materials and their basic usage will be especially helpful to the true novice.

Guide Stunning Upholstery for Beginners How to Reupholster Things Yourself

Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the ...

Author: Findley HOLLIE

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 62

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Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the home. Put down the needle and thread; back away from your sewing machine. DIY upholstery, a simple technique that will have you re-covering chairs, benches, headboards, and even box springs with your own two hands, requires only one tool, and it's a staple gun. The method is not unlike wrapping a present, and the results are more professional-looking than you can imagine.

Modern DIY Upholstery

QR codes will take you to time-lapse videos of the construction of each project – the only book to attempt such a feat!

Author: Vicky Grubb

Publisher: David and Charles

ISBN: 1446372804

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 468

Modern DIY Upholstery shows the hobby sewer or complete newcomer how to make the leap into home upholstery taking you gently by the hand, demonstrating the simple techniques you need to bring your love of fabric to upholstered items for the home. Not a dry, highly technical professional upholstery manual, this bright and accessible book presents 10 simple projects using modern methods that are quick and easy to achieve. You will be taken step-by-step through the process of upholstery of desirable pieces of furniture – using items found at antique markets, street sales and thrift stores that are designed up and given a modern twist. You will then learn all about fabric choice and other materials, discover the essential techniques and then embark on the projects which include a simple stool, a vintage sewing box, a blanket box or ottoman, a fluted headboard, a Danish dining chair, a bedroom/nursing chair, a patchwork armchair and a mid-century design two-seater sofa, all guided by the author's expert instruction. QR codes will take you to time-lapse videos of the construction of each project – the only book to attempt such a feat!

Prop Building for Beginners

The construction methods used are the same for building tables, while the upholstery techniques can be applied to other pieces of furniture that you wish to update with a different fabric. MATERIALS Upholstery foam rubber, ...

Author: Eric Hart

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1000366871

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 214

View: 617

Prop Building for Beginners outlines the basic concepts of prop building by featuring step-by-step instructions to create twenty of the most commonly featured items in theatrical and filmed productions. This book uses a combination of projects to expose readers to a wide range of materials and tools that they might find in a basic scenery or costume shop, serving both as a guide to building simple props and as a crash course in the variety of items a props person may have to build. The projects require a variety of tools, techniques, and materials so that a practitioner who completes all of them will have received a complete introduction to the basics of prop building. Assuming no previous knowledge of prop building, this is the perfect primer for students, hobbyists, or community theater enthusiasts looking to enter the prop shop. Prop Building for Beginners includes access to full-scale printable versions of the patterns featured in the book.

Martha Stewart s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts

The techniques range from sewing straight seams to beginners' upholstery methods that require not much more than a staple gun and some batting or foam. No matter what your experience level, you'llsurely acquire new skills asyou go, ...

Author: Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Publisher: Potter Craft

ISBN: 0307965511

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 400

View: 185

Whether you just bought your first sewing machine or have been sewing for years, Martha Stewart’s Encyclopedia of Sewing and Fabric Crafts will open your eyes to an irresistible range of ideas. A comprehensive visual reference, the book covers everything a home sewer craves: the basics of sewing by hand or machine, along with five other time-honored crafts techniques, and step-by-step instructions for more than 150 projects that reflect not only Martha Stewart’s depth of experience and crafting expertise, but also her singular sense of style. Encyclopedic in scope, the book features two main parts to help you brush up on the basics and take your skills to a new level. First, the Techniques section guides readers through Sewing, Appliqué, Embroidery, Quilting, Dyeing, and Printing. Following that, the Projects A to Z section features more than 150 clever ideas (including many no-sew projects), all illustrated and explained with the clear, detailed instructions that have become a signature of Martha Stewart’s magazines, books, and television shows. An enclosed CD includes full-size clothing patterns as well as templates that can be easily produced on a home printer. Fabric, thread, and tool glossaries identify the properties, workability, and best uses of common sewing materials. And, perhaps best of all, when you need it most, Martha and her talented team of crafts editors offer you the reassurance that you really can make it yourself. The projects are as delightful as they are imaginative, and include classic Roman shades, hand-drawn stuffed animals, an easy upholstered blanket chest, a quilted crib bumper, French knot-embellished pillowcases and sheets, and Japanese-embroidered table linens, among many others.With gorgeous color photographs as well as expert instruction, this handy guide will surely encourage beginners and keep sewers and crafters of all experience levels wonderfully busy for many years to come.

Rag Rug Techniques for Beginners

You will need Wooden blanket box 1in (2.5cm) thick high density upholstery foam Bread knife (optional) Burlap (hessian): 10HPI weave Marker pen Tape measure or ruler Sewing machine and thread Fabrics: I used seven shirts to make my ...

Author: Elspeth Jackson

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 1800650779

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 128

View: 929

Learn ten different rag-rugging methods and use them to create 30 stylish and practical items for yourself and your home. In Rag Rug Techniques for Beginners, Elspeth Jackson details ten methods that will help you learn the art of rag rugs, and inspire your craft creativity. Each chapter focuses on a different technique, from Shaggy to Locker Hooking, Loopy to Two-String Loom and more. Elspeth will show you the skills, tools and equipment you'll need for each one, as well as providing advice on choices of fabrics and design. She will help you to identify common mistakes that you might run into, building for you a strong foundation in the craft. Each chapter includes step-by-step instructions for a traditional rug plus two other projects for yourself or your home, such as placemats, bowls, wall hangings and more, so that you can show off the new skills you've learned. Using upcycled fabrics, only a few basic tools and simple techniques, you'll master rag-rugging in no time!

Singer Upholstery Basics Plus

Large color photos of the step-by-step instructions set this book apart from all the others. 300+ photos show the techniques in great detail, plus 5 new projects Projects are practical and most representative of the types of furniture ...

Author: Steve Cone

Publisher: Quarto Publishing Group USA

ISBN: 1616733462

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 160

View: 423

The most comprehensive, user-friendly upholstery book on the market just got better! Over its lifetime, SINGER Upholstery Basics has sold nearly 150,000 copies. Now, with five new projects and an entirely fresh presentation, SINGER Upholstery Basics Plus is truly the best book for beginners and seasoned upholstery buffs alike. All the basic upholstery techniques are taught. Projects include all styles of chairs or couches, stools, different styles of ottomans, a bench, and a headboard. Some projects are built-from-scratch items that require only simple carpentry skills for building the frames. Others show the complete process of stripping, repairing, and reupholstering old furniture pieces to like-new condition. Large color photos of the step-by-step instructions set this book apart from all the others. 300+ photos show the techniques in great detail, plus 5 new projects Projects are practical and most representative of the types of furniture pieces usually reupholstered or constructed from scratch Hidden wire-o binding keeps the book open flat while you work