Spruce

Spruce

A Step-by-step Guide to Upholstery and Design

eBook - 2013
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This is the only book you'll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.
Publisher: North Adams, MA :, Storey Publishing,, [2013]
ISBN: 9781603429030
1603429034
Characteristics: 1 online resource (392 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
Contents: Mix 'n' match upholstery
Getting inspired and designing the space
Project 1. An American in Paris : upholstering a Louis chair. Design plan and yardage estimate ; Tying coil springs for a tight seat ; Padding and upholstering a tight seat ; Upholstering arm pads, a picture back, and finishing the chair
Project 2. A new pair of slippers. Determining yardage for a small pattern ; Prepping sinuous springs and padding a tight, boxed seat ; Sewing and attaching fabric to a boxed seat ; Upholstering a channel back ; Finishing the frame of the slipper chair ; Making and attaching the skirt and back scroll panels
Project 3. Spread your wings. Calculating yardage for a large pattern ; Spring tying for a loose seat ; Padding a T-shaped deck ; Sewing and attaching the deck fabric ; Upholstering the inside arms and wings ; Upholstering the inside back ; Finishing the outside of the wingback and applying nailhead trim ; Constructing a T-cushion
Project 4. Three-seater tune-up. Determining yardage for railroaded fabric ; Spring tying with an edge wire ; Padding a straight deck ; Sewing and attaching the deck fabric and tack band ; Padding and constructing boxed arms ; Upholstering an inside back with back cushions ; Attaching the outside back and completing the sofa frame ; Fitting and sewing boxed cushions
Project 5. Ottoman Empire. Material requirements for diamond tufting and leather upholstery 101 ; Diamond tufting the cocktail ottoman
Project 6. Topping it off. Sewing knife-edge pillows, bolsters, and boxed pillows
Appendix. Setting up shop ; Stripping furniture ; Sewing tips and tricks; glossary.
Summary: This is the only book you'll need to learn the craft and art of upholstery from start to finish. With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style.

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