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The full set of Teach Yourself Guides on CD

Teach Yourself Soft Furnishings CD   Our Teach Yourself Soft Furnishings CD ROM includes the full set of our Teach Yourself Guides for only £29.99. The package includes seven individual soft furnishings sewing projects - cushions, advanced cushions, curtains, roman blinds, stiff pelmets, valances and lambrequins, along with our two introductory sewing guides for beginners. The interactive menu provides a short introduction and allows you to select the guide of your choice, to be viewed in PDF format. It provides excellent value for money, costing less than three of our individual downloadable guides!

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Our comprehensive Teach Yourself Soft Furnishings CD-ROM is an invaluable resource that will enable you to master a wide range of exciting sewing projects
Containing all eight of our introductory and project-based step-by-step soft furnishings sewing guides, in PDF format, this unique CD-ROM provides a one-stop-shop for easy to follow sewing advice, design tips and practical design and make instructions.
The guides range from a beginners' introduction to basic sewing equipment and techniques, to a complete practical step-by-step guides to cushion, curtain, roman blind, stiff pelmet and lambrequin making. You can view each guide separately by making your selection from our simple interactive menu and then print out the guides as and when you choose to use in your sewing work room. What could be more practical? At just 29.99 you won't find better value elsewhere!
Contents Detailed descriptions of the contents of each guide can be viewed by clicking on the guide title
Basic Sewing Equipment and Techniques
  • Our first introductory guide for beginners
  • Provides practical instructions and illustrations enabling you to master basic stitches and seams
  • Familiarises you with a wide range of essential sewing tools and top tips on kitting out your workroom
Introduction to Soft Furnishings Sewing Techniques
  • Our second introductory guide focusing on specialist soft furnishings sewing techniques
  • Practical instructions cover techniques such as piping, mitred borders and jointing trimmings
Teach Yourself Cushions
  • The first of our two cushion making guides
  • Provides full instructions on how to make a plain, piped, square  cushion
Teach Yourself Advanced Cushions
  • Building on our first cushions guide, advanced cushions enables you to experiment with a wide range of design variations
  • Practical instructions cover topics such as pleated and frilled edgings, borders, round cushions, bolsters and box cushions
Teach Yourself Curtains
  • A comprehensive two part guide to curtain making
  • Part 1 provides instructions for measuring up, estimating materials, selecting track/poles, design options and preparation
  • Part two provides comprehensive practical instructions to enable you to cut out, make up and install your curtains
Teach Yourself Roman Blinds
  • Your easy-to-follow practical guide to making these stylish modern window dressings
  • Also included are instructions on how to master a range of design variations, e.g. contrasting borders and shaped fascias
Teach Yourself Stiff Pelmets
  • Taking a step closer to simple upholstery, this guide provides full instructions on how to make stiff pelmets out of either MDF or Buckram
Teach Yourself Lambrequins
  • A unique guide to making these stunning window dressings out of MDF
  • Full instructions are provided on the materials required, design tips, preparation, making-up and installation
Next steps
If you would like to purchase our comprehensive CD-ROM featuring our full set of step-by-step sewing guides, simply click on the 'Add to shopping basket' button at the top of this page. Your CD can be paid for quickly and securely online and will be delivered to your door within 14 days.


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