This classic work provides simplified methods and materials to help you be successful in creating your own upholstery, drapes, and slipcover projects. Learn professional methods for re-covering upholstery, how upholstered furniture is constructed, and how to select the right fabrics and determine yardage. There are wonderful ideas for adding glamour to bed headboards, making custom drapes and curtains on a budget, and creating beautiful, custom-fitted slipcovers. Simple projects, like how to make pillows and pads and useful tips on cleaning your household textiles, are included. A glossary of terms and a primer on furniture styles make this an indespensible reference book.