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The Encyclopedia of Window & Bed Coverings: Historical Perspectives, Classic Designs, Contemporary Creations

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Completely updated and revised: the latest in window & bed covering ideas, and now with an extensive Bed Covering section, The Encyclopedia Window & Bed Coverings is Charles Randall's newest creation based upon his original masterwork: The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions. This new book continues the tradition of blending historical, classic and contemporary offerings. The Encyclopedia of Window & Bed Coverings is a must have for interior designers, homeowners, and decorating enthusiasts alike. With ...
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Overview

Completely updated and revised: the latest in window & bed covering ideas, and now with an extensive Bed Covering section, The Encyclopedia Window & Bed Coverings is Charles Randall's newest creation based upon his original masterwork: The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions. This new book continues the tradition of blending historical, classic and contemporary offerings. The Encyclopedia of Window & Bed Coverings is a must have for interior designers, homeowners, and decorating enthusiasts alike. With more full-color and black & white illustrations than ever before, this book presents countless combinations of window and bedding treatments for any room in the home: from a simple rod pocket curtain to a period style masterpiece. Now with 304 pages of cost-saving ideas, yardage calculations and fullness charts, you will quickly see why this book has not only become the industry standard for window decorating inspiration, but also the world s best-selling window decorating book.

Includes:

--Extensive Period Style window decorating ideas in color and black line artwork

--Extensive bed coverings section with coordinating draperies, valances, etc.

--Hard window coverings coordinated with valances, swags, cornices etc.

--Numbered images that will eliminate miscommunications with workrooms and designers.

--Equal size color and black line drawings

--Extensive yardage calculations

--Solutions for difficult windows

Chapters:

1. Period Style Window Treatments

2. Draperies & Curtains

3. Valances

4. Cornices & Lambrequins

5. Swags & Cascades

6. Fabric Shades

7. Shades, Shutters & Blinds

8. Bed Coverings

9. Glossary of Decorating Terms; Glossary of Fabric Terms; Textile Fibers & Properties

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781890379186
  • Publisher: CRI Media Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/21/2012
  • Pages: 306
  • Sales rank: 690,139
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Charles T. Randall manages Window Decor by Charles Randall, a retail window decorating company in Southern California and to date, Charles has decorated more than 60,000 windows. He is also the author of The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions, a book that has sold more than 1 million copies, and is listed in Samantha Ettus's book The Experts' Guide to Life at Home, as a leading expert on window decorating.

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Table of Contents

1. Period Style Window Treatments
2. Draperies & Curtains
3. Valances
4. Cornices & Lambrequins
5. Swags & Cascades
6. Fabric Shades
7. Shades, Shutters & Blinds
8. Bed Coverings
9. Glossary of Decorating Terms; Glossary of Fabric Terms; Textile Fibers & Properties
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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 13, 2012

    Great history book!

    What can I say, It's a referance book-I don't sit down and read it cover to cover
    . thanks

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    Posted January 21, 2012

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