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'How To' Guides for making soft furnishings - teach yourself to make curtains and more

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Use masking tape instead of pins when measuring final drops to avoid holes in blackout lining How To Make Curtains, Masking Tape, Soft Furnishings, Duct Tape, How To Sew Curtains, Reupholster Furniture

Use masking tape instead of pins when measuring final drops to avoid holes in blackout lining

Transform your home with handmade curtains, blinds & soft furnishings, custom-made by a professional curtain maker in Edinburgh, Fife, St Andrews & Perth! Silk Curtains, How To Make Curtains, Shades Blinds, Roman Blinds, Soft Furnishings, Apartment Living, That Way, Edinburgh, Window Treatments

How to Hide Uneven Floors with Your Curtains | Catherine Lepreux Interiors

Transform your home with handmade curtains, blinds & soft furnishings, made to measure by a professional curtain maker in Edinburgh, Fife, St Andrews & Perth!

Sewing Projects Ottoman Slipcover Fit Tips - Have you ever made an ottoman slipcover and the top fit too small even though your measurements were spot on? Did the welt cord ride up and pull away from the corners? That’s usually what hap… Furniture Projects, Furniture Makeover, Diy Furniture, Reupholster Furniture, Upholstered Furniture, Upholster Chair, Ottoman Slipcover, Slipcovers, Ottoman Cover

#1 Tip for Better Fitting Ottoman Slipcovers

Have you ever made an ottoman slipcover and the top fit too small even though your measurements were spot on? Did the welt cord ride up and pull away from the corners? That’s usually what hap…

Use clips designed for buggies/pushchairs to carry multiple small sample books (Photo by Anthony Del Rey) How To Make Curtains, Soft Furnishings, Books, Design, Libros, How To Sew Curtains, Reupholster Furniture, Book

Use clips designed for buggies/pushchairs to carry multiple small sample books (Photo by Anthony Del Rey)

Sewing Techniques Couture Serger Tension Made Easy - Do It Better Yourself Club - Stop the Confusion of Perfecting Your Serger Tension! This Easy to Understand Tutorial Walks You Through Creating a Perfectly Balanced Serger Stitch. Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Sewing Basics, Sewing Ideas, Sewing Lessons, Maxi Dress Tutorials, Basic Sewing

Serger Tension Made Easy - The DIBY Club

Stop the Confusion of Perfecting Your Serger Tension! This Easy to Understand Tutorial Walks You Through Creating a Perfectly Balanced Serger Stitch.

 You’ll need a drapery pin and an eye screw for each end… - Decoratinig Basics:How To Hang Draperies Like A Designer No Sew Curtains, Home Curtains, Rod Pocket Curtains, Curtains With Blinds, Window Coverings, Window Treatments, Window Dressings, Curtain Rods, Curtain Hanging

How To Hang Draperies And Curtains Like A Designer - Addicted 2 Decorating®

How to secure the return on your curtain with a screw eye and extra pinhook.

 Diagrams and how to fix sewing machine tension pro… Understanding Thread Tension. Diagrams and how to fix sewing machine tension pro…,Nähen Understanding Thread Tension. Diagrams and how to fix sewing machine. Sewing Basics, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Crafts, Sewing Tips, Sewing Ideas, Basic Sewing, Sewing Lessons, Sewing Art

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Sweet & Spicy Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders - one of the best things we ate last week. Only 4 simple ingredients - chicken, bacon, brown sugar and chili powder. They only take about 5 minutes to make and are ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Sweet and salty in one bite!

- getting the length right on curtains can be tricky, especially if you have an uneven or sloping floor. You can cheat by disguising it with overlong curtains. But do make sure they look like they're "meant" to be overlong. How To Make Curtains, Shades Blinds, Curtain Designs, Primitives, Soft Furnishings, Craft Tutorials, Edinburgh, Window Treatments, Trousers

Professional Curtain Maker Edinburgh & Fife | Catherine Lepreux Interiors

#decortip - getting the length right on curtains can be tricky, especially if you have an uneven or sloping floor. You can cheat by disguising it with overlong curtains. But do make sure they look like they're "meant" to be overlong.

Cutting drops isn't as difficult as we think. Drops Patterns, How To Make Curtains, Basic Math, Repeat, Fabrics, How To Apply, This Or That Questions, Elementary Math, Tejidos

Cutting 1/2 drops repeats..

Great methods for working with half drop pattern repeats on fabrics

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Use masking tape instead of pins when measuring final drops to avoid holes in blackout lining How To Make Curtains, Masking Tape, Soft Furnishings, Duct Tape, How To Sew Curtains, Reupholster Furniture

Use masking tape instead of pins when measuring final drops to avoid holes in blackout lining

  Stainless Steel Grades, Branding Services, How To Make Curtains, Laser Engraving, How To Sew Curtains

Stainless Steel Rules | Steel Rulers | 1m, 1.5m, 2m & All Sizes

Stainless steel rules by Vogel. Quality stainless steel rulers - sizes include 150mm, 300mm, 1m, 1.5m, 2m steel rule & 3m. Calibration available. Buy online!

Cutaway return to fit around boxing next to the window by Sonia Whiteman Soft Furnishings Curtain Headings, How To Make Curtains, Cutaway, Soft Furnishings, Boxing, Window, Fit, Style, Swag

Bespoke curtain return

Cutaway return to fit around boxing next to the window by Sonia Whiteman Soft Furnishings

Make a cardboard template for quick and accurate eyelet placement across the curtain panel. Remember you might want to adjust the outside edge to create a return. How To Make Curtains, Soft Furnishings, Panel Curtains, Templates, Space, Create, Floor Space, Stencils, How To Sew Curtains

Template for eyelet spacing

Make a cardboard template for quick and accurate eyelet placement across the curtain panel. Remember you might want to adjust the outside edge to create a return.

Lampshade Designer Pattern Creator Use our free design software to design and visualise your lampshade When you are happy with your design you can Free Design Software, When You Are Happy, How To Make Curtains, Your Design, Pattern Design, How To Find Out, The Creator, Teaching, How To Sew Curtains

Dannells Lampshade Designer

Lampshade Designer Pattern Creator Use our free design software to design and visualise your lampshade When you are happy with your design you can

30-Minutes with Workroom Tech: Building a Worktable podcast Rowley Company, Osb Plywood, Acoustic Ceiling Tiles, Plain Canvas, How To Make Curtains, Shades Blinds, Window Dressings, Wood Shelves, Soft Furnishings

30-Minutes with Workroom Tech: Building a Worktable

On episode 18 of The Sew Much More Podcast: 30-Minutes with Workroom Tech, Ceil DiGuglielmo, Susan Woodcock and Rodger Walker discuss how to build a worktable

1 * Clover Pin and Stow. This pin magnet is attached to a slap-on bracelet for quick application. Securely picks up pins, with an added central groove - ideal for patchwork, quilting and sewing. How To Make Curtains, Soft Furnishings, Quilts, My Favorite Things, Sewing, Scrappy Quilts, Dressmaking, How To Sew Curtains, Couture

Clover Pin and Stow

1 * Clover Pin and Stow. This pin magnet is attached to a slap-on bracelet for quick application. Securely picks up pins, with an added central groove - ideal for patchwork, quilting and sewing.

MDF Thread rack will hold a Maximum of 77 Spools of Thread. Wooden dowels are adjustable to fit wider spools . Designed to fit into a Really Useful 4 Litre Box. Storage Design, Craft Storage, Cropper Hopper, Liter Box, Desk Arrangements, Over The Desk, Thread Storage, Desk Tidy, Ideas Para Organizar

Storage 4 Crafts

Description The craft unit of choice for the discerning crafter. Our most popular workstation is a multi purpose solution, with space for sewing machines and paper crafting supplies, vast storage with flexible desk arrangement makes the Knightshayse a versatile craft room solution. This folding workstation includes The complete workstation comes in your choice of finish, door fascia style and includes two strips of integrated daylight LED lighting - one at the top of the unit over the desk…