DescriptionGain inspiration from 8 pages of full-color photos
Create a stunning room with dozens of step-by-step projects
Want to ditch your drab drapes and so-so slipcovers and create a style that's uniquely your own? Top designer Mark Montano reveals how easy it is to jazz up your windows and furniture -- without breaking the bank! You get expert tips on everything from measuring and cutting material to accessorizing, as well as savvy shortcuts and quick fixes.
Discover how to
* Express your individual style
* Choose fabrics, trims, and hardware
* Ensure the perfect fit
* Create no-sew or low-sew treatments
* Add decorative details
Part I: Window Treatments & Slipcovers 101.
Chapter 1: Covering the Basics Before You Start.
Chapter 2: Choosing the Right Fabric for the Job.
Chapter 3: Buying, Pretreating, and Caring for Your Fabrics.
Chapter 4: Latching On to Hardware.
Chapter 5: Getting the Right Tools within Reach.
Part II: Window Treatments in a Snap.
Chapter 6: Measuring, Making Patterns, and Cutting Fabric for Your Windows.
Chapter 7: Making Easy No-Sew and Low-Sew Window Treatments.
Chapter 8: Accessorize! Window Details That Dazzle.
Chapter 9: Quick Fixes and Timesaving Techniques for Window Treatments.
Part III: Slipcovers Made Easy.
Chapter 10: Calculating, Measuring, and More: General Tips for Slipcovering.
Chapter 11: Tackling the Easy Stuff: Simple Slipcovers.
Chapter 12: My Slipcover Is Better Than Yours: Knockout Accessorizing.
Chapter 13: Easy Street: Slipcover Shortcuts and Mistake Meltaways.
Part IV: Challenging Projects to Try.
Chapter 14: Intermediate Window Treatments to Sink Your Needle Into.
Chapter 15: Gearing Up for More Ambitious Window Treatment Projects.
Chapter 16: All in a Day’s Work! Intermediate Slipcover Projects.
Chapter 17: Slipcover All-Stars: Advanced Projects.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Interior Design Tips to Follow.
Chapter 19: Ten Interior Design Rules to Break.
Chapter 20: Ten (or So) Web Resources for Fabric, Hardware, and Notions.