One of the simplest ways to add personality to a home is with fabric accents in the form of window dressings, bed coverings, pillows, slip covers and more; this book shows readers how to do so. Sewing for the home is a great place for many beginners to start, as this book proves. With the expert techniques shared in this book, homeowners no longer have to rely on the limited options offered by ready made items or pay the price for custom. They can learn to sew their own soft furnishings, from taking measurements and estimating fabric yardage, to sewing techniques with step by step projects and over 200 detailed diagrams. Luckily, sewing for the home is a great place for many beginners to start, as there are no patterns, fittings, zippers, or sleeves. By selecting fabrics with a proper mix of colour, pattern and texture, anyone can create home made decor with a designer's flair.