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Spruce : a step-by-step guide to upholstery and design /

Main Author: Brown, Amanda, 1982-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2013
Contents: 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 Pair of Chairs with 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 -- Diamond Tufting the Cocktail Ottoman -- Project 6: Topping It Off -- Sewing Knife-Edge Pillows, Bolsters, and Boxed Pillows -- Appendix -- Color-Coded Upholstery Chart -- Fabric Variations -- Setting up Shop -- Stripping Furniture -- Sewing Tips and Tricks -- Resources -- Glossary.
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