The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds: Design Ideas and Basic Techniques for Window Treatments

The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds: Design Ideas and Basic Techniques for Window Treatments

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by Wendy Baker
     
 

Whether you're an interior designer or a home decorator and you need to create a beautiful home space with a window dressing to complement your lifestyle, look no further. The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds is the one-stop reference.

No longer will you struggle with inspiration or measurements as you'll find the essentials for creating a

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Overview

Whether you're an interior designer or a home decorator and you need to create a beautiful home space with a window dressing to complement your lifestyle, look no further. The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds is the one-stop reference.

No longer will you struggle with inspiration or measurements as you'll find the essentials for creating a curtain design in this jam-packed volume. Learn the basics of window shapes, measuring, heading tapes, fabric characteristics, and fabric quantities. When you're ready to design, the second chapter in the book provides an in-depth look into various types of accessories available for curtains and blinds. For designers, and decorators, the sketches can be scanned and reduced to put on sample board or e-mailed to curtain makers to eliminate costly mistakes. The book also includes a section for cozy bed treatments and plush cushions and throws.

From first-time homeowners to interior design students and studio professionals—-when it comes to window dressings and coordinated accessories The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds will help you through bewildering choices in a simple and easy way. Now that's a curtain call!

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Library Journal
Baker's books (e.g., The Curtain Sketchbook, Compact Sketchbook of Accessories) have been a valuable resource for designers and the like. Here she provides amateurs with a wealth of information needed to decide on appropriate window treatments from fabric selection to style decisions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312586539
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
09/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
945,816
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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