. With handmade soires, every hostess can add French charm to her next meal with family and friends. Entertaining becomes effortlessly chic with these 24 table and decorating projects from tastemaker Kaari Meng. The patterns, how-to illustrations, and step-by-step instructions ensure that beginning and seasoned crafters alike will find it trs simple to achieve polished results.
French General: Home Sewn: 30 Projects for Every Room in the HouseChronicle Books #ad - She offers 30 simple sewing patterns for French-inspired projectsa scalloped tablecloth, a festive party garland, piles of pillows and bedding, totesand more. Now, this beloved designer has gathered her favorite patterns into a charming sourcebook sure to be coveted by crafters, Francophiles, and home decorators.
Lay-flat spiral binding and ready-to-use pattern sheets and embroidery transfers, gorgeous photographs, plus step-by-step directions, and helpful illustrations make it easy to bring the palettes and pleasures of traditional French living into any home. As the founder of the renowned crafts and notions store, French General, Kaari Meng scours the French countryside and Parisian flea markets for vintage treasures.
The French-Inspired Home, with French GeneralLark/Chapelle #ad - Kaari meng’s first-hand knowledge of what makes a beautiful, French-inspired home comes from years of combing French flea markets for unique treasures. Her popular shop, plus an array of products to awaken the senses, beads, from bath and laundry potions to ribbons, offers handpicked linens and collectibles from her yearly visits to the south of France, French General, and baubles.
Here, she distills her much sought-after sensibility into 40 charming projects that capture the sights, scents, and textures of the French countryside. They include lavender sachets, lovely etched glasses, French potting boxes, pillows, covered hangers, and herbal lotions. A selection of the Homestyle Book Club.
Maison Sajou Sewing Book: 20 Projects from the famous French HaberdasherGibbs Smith SG_142363490X_US #ad - Lucinda ganderton has written extensively on embroidery and sewing; her most recent work is The Liberty Book of Home Sewing 2011, undertaken with Liberty of London. She lives in Great Britain. From bed linens and tablecloths to book covers and monograms, The Maison Sajou Sewing Book presents twenty embroidery projects designed to bring refined French style into your home.
With straightforward step sequences, and templates, even the most novice sewer will find pleasure in the delicate embroidery of monograms, pointelle borders, patterns, and drawn threadwork. While the sophisticated design of these projects recall a time when embroidery was an everyday activity for many women, even the most intricate will take hours, rather than days.
French General: Treasured Notions: Inspiration and Craft Projects Using Vintage Beads, Buttons, Ribbons, and Trim from Tinsel Trading CompanyChronicle Books #ad - Kaari's colorful inspiration boards lend design guidance, while her tips and resources help notion-lovers build up their stash of treasures. Used book in Good Condition. This exquisite book showcases the decorative bits flea-market hunters dream of. With these vintage baubles as her inspiration, whimsical petite prize medals, an heirloom-worthy memory book, shimmering handbags, Kaari Meng shares projects that crafters can make with their own flea-market finds or with contemporary materials they have on hand: a button charm bracelet, and more.
French steel-cut beads, mother-of-pearl buttons, spools of vintage ribbons. Hundreds of photos reveal rare European notions from the craft community's most beloved emporium, Tinsel Trading Company.
Home-Sewn French Style: 35 step-by-step beautiful and chic sewing projectsCICO Books CIC-90838 #ad - Fill your home with the best of classic and contemporary French style. With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Discover how to make practical items, from drapes and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, decorative pieces, and simple garments; from pillow covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, there is something for every sewer here.
. Used book in Good Condition. With advice on using french style in the home, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, and a section on sewing techniques, French-inspired pieces. Each chapter looks at a different style: les châteaux de la loire, je t’aime, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter color palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, using solid colors and graphic prints.
Home-Sewn French Style: 35 step-by-step beautiful and chic sewing projects #ad - Cico Books.
French General: A Year of Jewelry: 36 Projects with Vintage BeadsLark Crafts #ad - The gorgeous lifestyle store french general has legions of devoted fans—and its founder, designer and stylist Kaari Meng, has created an exquisite book based on the boutique's beloved aesthetic. Used book in Good Condition. Cico Books. Inspired by vintage french beads, these 36 simple but gorgeous jewelry projects go month by month, season by season.
With evocative names like les grandes vacances vacation by the Seashore, bracelets, the 12 sections each feature three pieces of jewelry-including necklaces, La Rentrée Back to School and La Saint Valentin Valentine's Day, and earrings.
Tilda's Christmas IdeasDavid & Charles BS533865 #ad - F w media david and charles books tildas christmas ideas. With 9 projects plus patterns and techniques book will have you making christmas decor and gifts well before the snow falls author tone finnanger. Create charming tilda characters from festive santas and angels to rosy cheeked pixies and chilly snowmen.
Softcover 48 pages. Used book in Good Condition. Imported. Cico Books. This magical collection of seasonal projects is bursting with pretty decorations and unique gift ideas. David & charles.
French-Inspired Jewelry: Creating with Vintage Beads, Buttons & BaublesLark Books #ad - Used book in Good Condition. David & charles. Cico Books. Follow kaari as she digs through her vast personal archives of classic beads and creates unique pieces; along the way she teaches all the basic techniques, from simple wirework to bezel setting, and explains how to build a bead collection, develop a palette, and get exquisite results from easy-to-find reproduction beads.
Meng’s projects charm with their vintage flair and feminine beauty, yet all require very little experience to make. Celebrated designer kaari mengowner of the Hollywood-based store, French Generalinvites beaders along to learn all about her distinctive French flea market style. Used book in Good Condition.
French-Inspired Jewelry: Creating with Vintage Beads, Buttons & Baubles #ad - All the chapters are organized by places of inspiration throughout the French countryside, earrings, bracelets, each with its own color scheme and special necklaces, and hair ornaments to craft.
Romantic Home Sewing: Cottage-Style Projects to Stitch for the HomePotter Craft #ad - Even if you’ve never sewn a stitch before, Romantic Home Sewing will guide you through each technique for polished results. David & charles. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. The result will be an oasis of comfort, whimsy, and true romanticism. From the creative talent behind britain’s beloved Cabbages & Roses vintage-style fabric company, Romantic Home Sewing includes thirty easy-to-sew projects that will transform your home into a warm, lovely tableau of hand-crafted detail.
A skilled stylist and designer, Strutt demonstrates how to create a look that is personal and unique, but not at all labor intensive. From pillows to aprons, romantic home sewing is the ultimate guide to creating the inviting, duvet covers to lamp shades, charming home you crave—all with your own two hands.
. If you long to give your rooms a vintage air and country-cottage appeal, the perfect guide to creating a handmade, you will love the retro floral prints and timeless designs of Romantic Home Sewing, easy elegance in your home. If you desire a home filled with hand-finished, personal objects, let Christina Strutt be your guide.
Romantic Home Sewing: Cottage-Style Projects to Stitch for the Home #ad - The book offers simple-sew projects to transform every room into the romantic retreat you’ve always wanted. In this step-by-step guide, and bedroom—and for gift giving, owner of the popular Cabbages & Roses fabric company, Christina Strutt, shows readers how to make a wealth of projects for the kitchen and bathroom, sunroom, as well.
Simple Sewing with a French Twist: An Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes and Home Accessories with StylePotter Craft #ad - Including easy items to sew for the home, and innovative ideas for customizing your favorite pieces of furniture, fashion accessories, delightful gifts, these chic patterns will inspire you. From ultra-simple to more complicated designs, Simple Sewing with a French Twist helps you discover a whole range of skills and techniques for sewing by hand or with a machine.
. Cico Books. David & charles. Céline includes clear instructions as well as recommendations about materials—from what you’ll need to get started to advice on pairing fabrics beautifully. Sewing with a certain savior faire!the inimitable Céline Dupuy presents sewers of all skill levels with more than fifty projects, each with a touch of something wonderfully, whimsically French.
Simple Sewing with a French Twist: An Illustrated Guide to Sewing Clothes and Home Accessories with Style #ad - From a charming bistro placemat to a stylish tote for jetsetters, to more challenging projects such as a sophisticated chemise or chic sunhat, you’ll love her inventive ideas. With céline’s passion for sewing featured on every gorgeous page, Simple Sewing with a French Twist contains only the crème de la crème of style! Used book in Good Condition.
Used book in Good Condition.