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Double-Duty Savvy: 10 Supersmart Laundry Room Combos
Throw some extra function in along with the fabric softener to spin your laundry room into mutitasking mode
Guest Picks: Diamonds Are a Home’s Best Friend
Take a shine to the glamour and geometric appeal of the classic gem with diamond artwork, fabrics and accessories
12 Ways to Warm Up Your Patio
Which Wallcovering Is Right for You?
Your Colors: Stick Around, Sunshine
Guest Picks: Toddler-Friendly Furniture
With a small scale, soft edges and easy-to-clean fabrics, these furnishings are smart choices for anyone with a wee one
Guest Picks: A Healthy and Happy Modern Nursery
Plantation Home Style Stars in 'The Descendants'
Woven fabrics, wicker furniture and, of course, the lanai all play their part in the Oscar-nominated film's tropical setting
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Home in Spain Lets the Light In
Lush fabrics, purple accents and global decor make for a bright yet soft contemporary apartment in Barcelona
Guest Picks: Spring-Dreaming Decor
Bring in bold color splashes, natural materials and crisp fabrics to give your home a whiff of the new season
Tour a Beautiful Lake Austin Home with Designer Terri Symington
"separate fabrics, an off white ottoman fabric with a coral strie fabric for the center... woven hemp fabric, while the inset on the back was in a geometric couture fabric. The... drapery fabrics were kept subtle with a variety of textures. I designed the sofa and... had it fabricated by this excellent workroom in Houston that I use. I designed it... from the fabric. The antiques were carefully selected for this project. On the back..."
How to Commission Custom Upholstered Furniture
Learn the questions to ask, the details to discuss and the easiest thing to get wrong on a custom piece
"purchase that fabric you’ve been eyeing, you need to understand the technicalities involved... scale, fabric selection, fabric durability, and the combination of various shapes... faced fabric. As rdfoodie has experienced, the weight of fabric does not measure... about the fabric (silk and too much red); also she forgot to ask for small cushions to... railroading fabric, you must also verify which way the stripes run on the bolt. Some stripes..."
Show News: Rare Quilts Get Museum Time
See 6 intricate designs from a California exhibition and get tips for building your own quilt collection
"quilting fabrics are sold in fabric stores and also there plenty of remnants (in bin)... clothing fabric, too. I do buy some fun fabrics for border and backing, but I love dyeing... patterns. New fabrics change the traditional patterns and vintage fabrics can be used beautifully... hundreds of fabric scraps. Some of the more delicate fabrics are starting to fall apart... variety of fabrics which meant it was not wise to wash the quilt since the fabrics would..."
Embellishing Tricks for Cost-Effective Custom Curtains
Get curtains that look high end — even if you don't sew — with just a little trim here or a little banding there
"in the fabric, lining, rods, rings and tracks, and before you know it, you've spent... offset the fabric savings. Other issues, pre-washing removes sizing and fabric can become... double-length fabric piece on a curtain rod (cheap fabric, cheap IKEA rod). All the guests... the face fabric look better. Fabrics for interiors are finished with sizing which repels... fancy fabric store and buying 54" wide fabric and piecing it together to get the..."
Global Textile Icons: Batik
Once worn by Indonesian royalty, this bold-pattern textile now adds a lively, elegant touch to interior designs around the world
"batik fabric has more or less stayed the same: Melted wax is painted onto fabric... batik fabrics share the ethnic textile trifecta with ikats and suzanis. Batik originated... which the fabric is dyed, with the parts covered in wax resisting the dyes. Due to... batik fabric have made their way into North America, adding unmistakable splashes... versatile fabric that takes many forms, and each piece is so unique. Here, we painted..."