Christopher Nejman's Pillows: Designer Sewing Techniques
- Use fibers, fabrics, and thread in new and original ways! This combo pack features creative and educational material by designer Christopher Nejman: the book, Pillows: Designer Sewing Techniques; a Sewing With Nancy DVD, "Designer Techniques: Using Your Sewing Machine"; and a CD-ROM of 23 embroidery designs by Amazing Designs
- Nancy is joined by designer and author Christopher Nejman on a 30-minute Sewing With NancyÂ® DVD. Christopher shows you how to use a needle punching machine like the Fab Felter to create amazing works of art. In addition to silks, satins, and other luxury fabrics, Christopher uses metallic threads, Angelina Fibers, and other embellishments
- Nancy and Christopher provide designer techniques for creating spectacular one-of-a-kind pillows: Felting fabrics creating a fabric base, Manipulating fabrics to provide texture & dimension, Blending fiber colors by fading & feathering fabric edges, Embellishing the fabric base with metallic threads, decorative stitching, mirrors, crystals, & fringe, Simulating faux suede by needle punching, Combining fusible embellishment fibers & threads to create "fabric," Incorporating free-motion stitching
- Discover creative freedom with "punching", a simple technique developed by one of the world's most innovative and inspirational artists. With punching, there are no seams to match and no fussy cutting - it's all about expressing yourself with creative design and embellishment! Find the inspiration you've been looking for with Christopher Nejman's expertise and passionate style. Break the rules - use today's hottest materials and techniques to create designer pillows that are all your own
- Christopher's Elegant Decor embroidery collection contains 23 Jumbo designs for 5"x7" hoops or larger. These designs are compatible with the following embroidery formats: ART - Bernina, BLF - Outline File, DST - Tajima, EMD - Elna, Singer, EXP - Bernina, Melco, HUS - Viking, JEF - Janome, PES - Baby Lock, Bernina, Brother, SHV - Viking, VIP - Pfaff, Viking, XXX - Singer
No other book on the market demonstrates how to create designer pillows!
Affordable elegance - many quality sewing machines cost $200 or less and can easily be used to create vibrant high-style items
This exquisite sewing guide helps you gain confidence in your own creativity, and truly believe your favorite sewing machine has unlimited potential. Skilled designer and charismatic sewing instructor Christopher Nejman demonstrates, in 200+ color photos, how to utilize sewing machines and creative techniques to create 15 stunning designer pillows. In addition, you ll also gain instruction for using different threads, fabrics, needles, decorative stitches, embellishments, and presser feet to create high-end designs for the home.