Professional Results: Soft Furnishings
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- 1st June 2015
- 160 pages -
Aimed at those who already have basic skills in soft furnishings, but are now thinking of doing an intermediate course on the subject or starting up their own business, this book (made available again in paperback) is a hard-working manual packed with all the techniques and advice you will ever need.Whether you hope to develop your passion into a rewarding career or simply want to add finishing touches your own home, Wendy Shorter will show you how to produce schemes and specify effectively for them.A basics section at the front takes you through all the essential techniques, which are clearly explained and illustrated with step-by-step photographs. Colours and fabrics are all covered, along with window treatments, chair coverings and household linen.Create bright, fresh items for your home and be inspired by the beautiful projects featured, all broken down into easy-to-follow steps: chair covers, bed treatments, cushions, curtains and blinds are all included.
Wendy Shorter is a Fellow and Director of the Association of Master Upholsterers & Soft Furnishers (AMUSF) and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Upholders (archaic word for upholsterers). In 2008 she was appointed Director of Training for the AMUSF and she represents the Association on several industry boards. Wendy trained and taught advanced upholstery at London Metropolitan University, formerly the London College of Furniture. She is City and Guilds Qualified and has been teaching for many years.