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This elegant yet practical book takes the mystery out of home furnishings, enabling you to create stylish effects in every room. Helped by James Merrell's illuminating photography, interiors consultant and designer katrin Cargill provides 200 up-to-date home-furnishing ideas ranging from simple yet stylish curtains and cozy pillows to elegant bedspreads and imaginative lampshades. Add subtle decorative touches to your bedroom, such as an embroidered or a contrasting border running around the edges of sheets, or ties and buttoning on pillows. Whether you prefer dainty florals or bold tailored stripes, make inviting and luxurious bedspreads such as a featherstitched patchwork quilt made from remnants of vintage printed cotton. Cover and trim lampshades to suit your own decorating style, transform your windows with Katrin's beautiful window dressings, or choose from the wealth of decorative ribbons and fastenings available to create fabulous pillows in dozens of ways. Includes 32 inspirational projects, each one accompanied by clear step-by-step instructions, all beautifully illustrated. The Home Furnishing Workbook is full of imaginative and easily achievable ways to enliven and enhance your home, whatever your level of skill. Includes an invaluable Equipment & Techniques chapter to help you get satisfying results, every time.