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Title:
Judith Miller's guide to period-style curtains & soft furnishings
Author:
Miller, Judith.
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Uniform Title:
Guide to period-style curtains and soft furnishings
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
Woodstock, N.Y. : Overlook Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
176 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781585670543
Format :
Book

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Summary

There is no style so coveted in interior decoration as authentic period style, and there is no name so identified with period style decorating as Judith Miller. This beautifully illustrated book provides detailed instructions on how to create authentic period looks using curtains, draperies, and soft furnishings. Included are photographs of a wide range of period rooms with step-by-step sewing instructions for 14 projects and inspiration for hundreds more.From tapestry cushions to four-poster bed hangings, from swagged and tailed window coverings to wing chair covers -- every aspect of period draperies and soft furnishing is covered, including photographs of swatches of classic fabrics still available today and backed up by a directory of international suppliers of these period-style fabrics. With hundreds of period ideas shown in more than 450 full-color photographs and step-by-step diagrams, Judith Miller's Guide to Period-Style Curtains and Soft Furnishings is the essential guide for home and professional decorators alike.


Author Notes

Judith Miller is the best-selling author of more than 10 books on period renovation & antiques & is one of the founding co-authors of "Millers Antiques Guides." She appears regularly on the Discovery Channel & BBC2 & contributes to numerous magazines & newspapers. She lives in London.

(Publisher Provided) Judith Miller started collecting antiques during the sixties while a student at Edinburgh University. In 1979, she co-founded Miller's Antiques Price Guide. Additionally, Judith lectures, writes newspaper & magazine articles & appears on television programs such as the Discovery Channel's "It's Your Bid" & "The Antiques Trail".

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