Category Archives: Home Décor

How to cut Round Tablecloths

To determine the yardage for a tablecloth without a flounce, divide tablecloth diameter by fabric width less I” (2.5 cm).  Count fractions as one width. This is the number of widths. Then multiply number of widths by diameter and divide
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How to Measuring the Table

The length of the tablecloth from the edge of the table to the bottom of the cloth is the drop. Always include the drop length in your tablecloth measurements. There are three common drop lengths: short, 10″ to 12″ (25.5 to
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Tabletop Fashions

Customized tabletop fashions are a simple way to change the look of a room without spending too much time or money. These easy projects make good home sewing sense for several reasons. Home-sewn table fashions, unlike purchased ones, are not
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Ruffled Pillow

Ruffles add interest to a pillow or enhance needlework pillows.Make ruffles from matching or contrasting fabric, or purchase lace or eyelet ruffling. Cutting Directions Cut pillow front and back 1″ (2.5 em) larger than finished pillow. Cut ruffle strips twice
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Inlaid Wood Tiles

              Though the technique is centuries old, inlaid wood has a trendy appeal that is equally at home with all decorating styles – from traditional to contemporary, casual to formal. However, because of the
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Eco-Friendly Crochet Bag

By: Kathleen Sams for Red Heart Yarn Crochet an eco-friendly bag to carry fresh produce from the farmer’s market, daily essentials or to tote your refillable water bottle, to avoid buying plastic bottles. This is a quick and easy bag
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Pillow Closures

Snap tape and hook and loop tape are easy to handle and give closures a flat, smooth finish. Snap tape allows some give on closures and is suitable for pillows that are very soft. Because closure seam allowances 3/4″ (2
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Mock Corded Pillow

Mock corded pillows are corded after the pillow is assembled. Cutting Directions Cut pillow front 1″ (2.5 cm) larger than the finished pillow. Cut back the same length as front. For hook and loop tape or zipper closure, add 1-1/2
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Knife-edge Pillows

Knife-edge pillows are plump in the center and flat around the edges. These simple pillows can be made in half an hour. Use the knife-edge pillow directions to make removable pillow liners. Sew liners from muslin, sheeting, cotton sateen or
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Pillow Fabrics, Forms & Fillings

To choose the right fabric for your pillow, consider how the pillow will be used and where it will be placed in your home. For a pillow that will receive hard wear, select a sturdy, firmly woven fabric that will
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