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Removable Day Bed Cover with Piping - Free Sewing Tutorial from Jackie Hernandez 1 Reply

Jackie Hernandez teams up with OnlineFabricStore and shows us how to make one of these daybed covers with large self-welt detail along the edges that gives the cover an upholstered look.  If you…Continue

Tags: blue, marine, damask, furniture, upholstery

Started by Susan. Last reply by Patricia Oct 13.

Roman blind tutorial in 20 pictures or less 1 Reply

 Complete with very thoughtful recommendations for hardware, pleating,…Continue

Tags: pleating, tutorial, blinds, custom, hardware

Started by Susan. Last reply by Melody Bowles Jan 12, 2013.

Measurement for a 1" foam square 10 Replies

Hello,I am hoping someone can help me with measurement to cover a foam cushion.  The cushion is 12" long and 10-1/2" wide and 1" thick. It will be a cushion for a high chair.   I do not want to add…Continue

Started by Melody Bowles. Last reply by Melody Bowles Jan 12, 2013.

How to Sew A Rosette Pillow 3 Replies

I love rosettes! In this video Niler Taylor will show you how to take leftover scraps to make this whimsical ruffled pillow. This easy project will have your guests intrigued by the sheer beauty of…Continue

Tags: owl, fabric, sewing, sew, rosette

Started by Susan. Last reply by jbsews Jan 9, 2013.

Duvet Cover Designs - Opinion? 8 Replies

Since I am a complete sewing novice, I am trying to start with a simple project to practice sewing. I want to be able to sew my own winter coat but for now, I am starting with a simple Duvet…Continue

Tags: Miller, fabric, Designs, Flannel, Duvet

Started by TinyPliny. Last reply by Carol Fryer May 6, 2012.

Upholstery tips and tricks 1 Reply

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Tags: furniture, tip, fabric, glue, tufting

Started by Susan. Last reply by Patricia George-Lezama Apr 25, 2012.

Piping on Throw Pillows - How to Make Throw Pillows

How to construct a throw pillow with piping. By using Sunbrella Furniture Fabric you will get the best ultraviolet, water, stain and wear resistant fabric on the market today. Sunbrella Furniture…Continue

Tags: corners, method, Sailrite, cushion, decor

Started by Susan Apr 24, 2012.

Any Ideas for Making a Cover for a Spinning Wheel?

I have recently turned my small dinning room into a small parlor.  There is enough room for two wing backed chairs and table.  I am also putting a Lendrum Spinning Wheel in there. I would like to…Continue

Tags: cozy, wheel, spinning, cover, dust

Started by Paula Weathers Apr 19, 2012.

How to Sew Perfect Corners for Pillows 1 Reply

by …Continue

Tags: allowance, seam, tutorial, zipper, form

Started by Susan. Last reply by Patricia Feb 2, 2012.

Pieced Roman Shades - Video Tutorials

Terrell Sundermann discusses pieced Roman Shades on the PBS TV show "Creative Living with Sheryl Borden." Click here for more…Continue

Tags: decor, TV, mini_blinds, quilted, pieced

Started by Susan Sep 9, 2011.

From a Tablecloth and Shower Curtain

Rarely does my Stash not have all the fabric needed for a room make-over.  However, the son recently requested a new bedroom set for his NYC apartment and the only Stash fabric he "approved" was a…Continue

Tags: frugal, Bedroom

Started by Destashification Jul 6, 2011.

Help with soft box cushion 1 Reply

I am looking for instructions on how to make soft box cushions (not sure if that is what they are called). These cushions are similar to boxed but don't have the boxing, instead the top and bottom…Continue

Started by Christy Statz. Last reply by Karen Apr 24, 2011.

How to Reupholster a Chair

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Tags: redecorate, fabrics, cover, foam, renovate

Started by Susan Apr 8, 2011.

Calico DIY: How to Upholster Walls

This video does not demonstrate how to upholster walls, but the gentleman does explain using sample pieces of batting and fabric. They also show how trim can be used when upholstering walls.Continue

Tags: cording, hem_tape, seam, window, home

Started by Susan Mar 10, 2011.

Sew Curtains and Shades From Pillowcases 1 Reply

Robin from "All Things Heart and Home" came up with a clever idea for spricing up her pantry doors.  Robin took apart two pillow cases and went to work.  Aren't they pretty? You could implement this…Continue

Tags: embroidered, decor, embroidery, pantry, quilted

Started by Susan. Last reply by Peg Baker Dec 31, 2010.

Floor cushions by Amy Butler 1 Reply

These soft and comfy portable seats have many uses, from chair cushions and pet beds to cozy spots for napping children.By Amy Butler…Continue

Tags: Amy_Butler, cushions, Floor

Started by Susan. Last reply by Gloria Allender Nov 19, 2010.

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