Home-Sewn French Style
35 step-by-step beautiful and chic sewing projects
With these 35 stunning projects for homeware and clothes, you can capture the beauty of French design. Each chapter looks at a different style: Les châteaux de la Loire, with toile de Jouy and textured fabrics; A la campagne, inspired by effortless rural chic; La belle Provence, in a brighter colour palette; Au bord de la mer, with Breton stripes and vibrant Basque fabrics; and Paris, je t’aime, using solid colours and graphic prints. Discover how to make practical items, decorative pieces and simple garments; from cushion covers and table linen to fabric pinwheels and lavender bags, and from curtains and bedding to an apron and A-line skirt, there is something for every sewer here. With advice on using French style in the home, and a section on sewing techniques, even beginners can try their hand at making these gorgeous, French-inspired pieces.