With a sewing machine and fabric, plus a few household tools (scissors and tape measure, for two), anyone, claims self-taught designer-author Barnes, can make over a chair, a table, or a room.
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Refresh Your Home with Fabulous Fabrics
Beautiful fabrics and basic sewing skills elevate any room from tired to inspired in just a few hours. These fifty projects are inexpensive to make and easily customized to suit your taste and furniture proportions. Simple instructions -- some projects don't require sewing at all -- and complete materials lists will have you making everything from pillows and slipcovers for your sofa to lampshades and colorful art for your walls. You'll be delighted with the style and energy fabric can bring to your home.