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Home-sewn French style : 35 step-by-step beautiful & chic sewing projects ; includes 6 full-size patterns / Amelie Morin-Fontaine.

By: Morin-Fontaine, Amélie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Cico Books, 2014Description: 144 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 folded pattern sheet.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781782490838; 1782490833.Other title: French style.Subject(s): Design -- France | Sewing | House furnishings -- FranceDDC classification: 646.2 Summary: With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Each chapter looks at a different style: L'élégance des Châteaux de la Loire, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter colour palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, je t'aime, using solid colours and graphic prints. Discover how to make practical items, decorative pieces and simple garments; from cushion covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, and from curtains and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, there is something for every sewer here. With advice on using French style in the home, and a section on sewing techniques, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, French-inspired pieces.
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With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Each chapter looks at a different style: Les châteaux de la Loire, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter color palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, je t'aime, using solid colors and graphic prints. Discover how to make practical items, decorative pieces, and simple garments; from pillow covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, from drapes and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, there is something for every sewer here. With advice on using French style in the home, and a section on sewing techniques, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, French-inspired pieces.

Includes pullout pattern sheet.

Includes index.

With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Each chapter looks at a different style: L'élégance des Châteaux de la Loire, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter colour palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, je t'aime, using solid colours and graphic prints. Discover how to make practical items, decorative pieces and simple garments; from cushion covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, and from curtains and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, there is something for every sewer here. With advice on using French style in the home, and a section on sewing techniques, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, French-inspired pieces.

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