Beautifully styled, this compendium of techniques will give the home sewer all the skills needed to make individual furnishing for their own home. Each technique is explained step-by-step, then applied to a range of pretty, contemporary projects. The early techniques are aimed at complete beginners and teach simple skills such as pinning, cutting, and making seams. Later techniques introduce slightly more complex skills including hems, curved seams, casings, borders, linings, and decorative touches such as edging, frills, ruching, and tassels. The book provides everything the home sewer needs to make beautiful, stylish and individual projects to enhance every room of the house.