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Curtains, Draperies & Shades: More Than 70 Window Treatment Projects

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Choose from over 40 updated window treatment projects that showcase today's more casual approach, like softer pleats on draperies, looser folds on curtains, and panels that puddle gracefully on the floor. This new edition covers the entire planning and sewing process.
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Overview

Choose from over 40 updated window treatment projects that showcase today's more casual approach, like softer pleats on draperies, looser folds on curtains, and panels that puddle gracefully on the floor. This new edition covers the entire planning and sewing process.
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From understated, elegant designs to trendy creations with flair, this full-color sourcebook provides ample inspiration and instruction for window dressings. With detailed, simple directions for more than 35 treatments, there's something to suit every taste and complement every room -- take your pick from balloon valances, roman shades, swags, cascades, and more.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780376017406
  • Publisher: Oxmoor House
  • Publication date: 7/28/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 584,596
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 10.75 (h) x 0.39 (d)

Table of Contents


Getting started     5
A look at window treatments     6
Color, pattern, and texture     10
Window math     14
Before you sew     19
Selecting and preparing fabric     21
Sewing simplified     27
Projects     31
Curtains     32
Draperies     60
Shades     68
Valances     90
Cornices     110
Swags and Cascades     118
Special Techniques
Window treatment work sheet     16
Adding linings and interlinings     18
Planning arched panels     25
Covering a finial with fabric     39
Adding decorative edgings     42
Making tiebacks     48
Adding a valance to a roman shade     79
Finishing shaped valances     101
Making a jabot     127
Making floral accents     136
More running swags     142
Designer details
A Fabric Collection     22
Sophisticated tiebacks     52
Sophisticated ruffles     55
Embellishments for shades     82
Great roller shade hem shapes     89
Shade-style valances     103
Embellishments for valances     104
Great pleat variations     107
Great cornice ideas     113
Plain and fancy surface finishes     117
Great cascade and jabot ideas     129
Sophisticated rosettes     134
Index     143
Photography credits     144
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    decorating must have

    great idea source

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