40 easy-to-sew projects with a timeless appeal that will transform your home into a pure and pretty tableau of handcrafted detail.
If you long to give your rooms a vintage air and country-cottage appeal, you will love the retro floral prints and timeless designs of Home-Made Vintage, your perfect guide to creating handmade, easy elegance in your home. The book offers simple-sew projects to transform every room into the romantic retreat you’ve always wanted. In this step-by-step guide, Christina Strutt shows readers how to make a wealth of projects for the kitchen and bathroom, conservatory and bedroom—and for giving as gifts as well. A skilled stylist and designer, Christina reveals how to create a look that is personal and unique, but not at all labor-intensive. Reusing old fabrics and accessories in new ways allows the vintage and modern to mingle beautifully—and also saves money and time. The charming projects highlighted in this delightful illustrated book include crisp linen chair covers, a chic fabric headboard, pretty flower aprons, dreamy voile bed curtains, and soothing scented herbal pillows.
Christina Strutt is the founder of Cabbages & Roses, a fabric company that specialises in historic rural printed fabrics for fashion, accessories, and interiors. Her books include 'Living Life Beautifully', the best-selling 'Home-Made Vintage' (more than 30,000 copies sold), 'A Guide to Natural Housekeeping' (more than 34,000 copies sold), 'At Home with Country' and 'Vintage Chic', all published by CICO Books. The author is based near Bath and in London, UK.