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Author Brown, Amanda, 1982-

Title Spruce : a step-by-step guide to upholstery and design / Amanda Brown ; photography by Ryann Ford.

Imprint North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2013.
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Description 392 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary "With clear instructions illustrated by more than 900 step-by-step photographs, the five projects included here are designed to teach all of the techniques and skills you need to reupholster any piece of furniture to suit your own taste and style."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 101 -- Diamond Tufting the Cocktail Ottoman -- Project 6: Topping It Off -- Sewing Knife-Edge Pillows, Bolsters, and Boxed Pillows -- Appendix -- Setting up Shop -- Stripping Furniture -- Sewing Tips and Tricks -- Glossary -- Resources.
Subject Upholstery.
Other Author Ford, Ryann, photographer.
Call # 747.5 BROWN
ISBN 9781612121376 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
1612121373 (hardcover : alkaline paper)
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