Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes and Blinds

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Anova Books

ISBN: 9781843405054

Category: Blinds

Page: 288

View: 8764

Whether you are 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. 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 a in-depth look into various types of accessories available for curtains and blinds. For designers/decorators the sketches can be scanned and reduced to put on sample board or e-mailed to their curtain makers to eliminate costly mistakes. The book also includes a section for cosy 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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The Complete Book of Curtains and Drapes

Author: Caroline Wrey

Publisher: Overlook Books

ISBN: 9781585675104

Category: House & Home

Page: 135

View: 6698

The noted designer offers practical and creative tips for decorating with window treatments to suit any style of decor, discussing fabric textures and patterns and different styles of curtains. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
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The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blinds

Design Ideas and Basic Techniques for Window Treatments

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0312586531

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 288

View: 1991

Shares hundreds of ideas for dressing up windows, in a guide that provides for a variety of types, includes scan-ready sample board sketches, and explains the correct procedures for measuring. Original. Crafter's Choice Main.
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Easy to Make! Curtains & Blinds

Expert Advice, Techniques and Tips for Window Treatments

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Collins & Brown

ISBN: 9781910231081

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 96

View: 3150

Making curtains needn’t be left to the professionals – with Easy to Make! Curtains & Blinds you, too, can create stylish window dressings for your home. Packed with all the basic know-how you need, Easy to Make! Curtains & Blinds reveals how to measure up your windows and do all the basic stitches and seams. This book is filled with inspiring fabrics and beautiful designs. Whether you want roman blinds, simplistic sheer curtains and tie-back accessories there's a step-by-step guide to help you dress your windows with confidence.
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The Complete Photo Guide to Window Treatments

DIY Draperies, Curtains, Valances, Swags, and Shades

Author: Linda Neubauer

Publisher: Creative Publishing International

ISBN: 1589236076

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 320

View: 8832

"Complete instructions for planning, sewing, and installing 50 different window treatment styles, including valances, curtains, draperies and shades"--Provided by publisher.
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Curtain Sketchbook

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Shoestring Book Company

ISBN: 9780953293926

Category: House & Home

Page: 168

View: 8063

An extensive, up-to-date guide to curtain design, from Renaissance to Victorian. 300 sketches of curtain treatments, ranging from valances, tieback and pole designs.
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The Window and Bed Sketchbook

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Shoestring Book Company

ISBN: 9780953293940

Category: House & Home

Page: 168

View: 4053

This new sketchbook is not a replacement for the Curtain Sketchbook - it has been designed to run
Posted in House & Home

Big Book of Window Treatments

More Than 1,000 Ways to Dress Up Your Windows

Author: Editors of Sunset Books

Publisher: Oxmoor House

ISBN: 9780376017499

Category: House & Home

Page: 208

View: 4792

With more than one thousand full-color illustrations and photographs, a comprehensive sourcebook presents a lavish array of traditional and contemporary designs for draperies, curtains, shades, valances, swags and cascades, blinds and shutters, and other innovative window treatments. Original. 30,000 first printing.
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The Window Decorating Book

Author: Kathleen Stoehr,Charles Randall


ISBN: 1890379174

Category: House & Home

Page: 336

View: 1325

An exceptional guide to window coverings featuring more than 1000 photographs and illustrations, The Window Decorating Book is both unique and compelling in covering the scope of window products available on the market today. You will be encouraged to explore and consider all of your options, including sections on specifications and fabric quantities, should you wish to do so. The Window Decorating Book not only provides an inspiring visual catalog of ways to use draperies, blinds, shades, and shutters imaginatively, but also delves into the details; providing vital information on the pros and cons of various products, and how to choose fabrics and treatments that create the right atmosphere for any room of the house.
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Compact Sketchbook of Blinds

Inspirational Designs for Blinds in the Home and Office

Author: Wendy Baker

Publisher: Shoestring Book Company

ISBN: 9780953293988

Category: Design

Page: 288

View: 381

This compact sketchbook displays every style of blinds imaginable, from rollers to Romans and from London to Austrian blinds. Wendy Baker shows how blinds can be a creative alternative to curtains.
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Design and Make Curtains and Drapes

Author: Heather Luke

Publisher: Storey Books

ISBN: 9780882668505

Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Page: 80

View: 798

More than 25 window treatment projects including fully-illustrated instructions for layered silk sheers, embroidered linen drapes, heavyweight door curtains, and more.
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Window Treatment Decorating Ideas

Author: Linda Hallam,Brian Kramer

Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books

ISBN: 9780696213991

Category: House & Home

Page: 160

View: 8894

A guide on how to create window treatments that work with a personal lifestyle discusses such topics as texture, privacy, light control, air flow, and traffic patterns, offering specific advice on designing for a particular dTcor and creating illusions. Original. 45,000 first printing.
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Singer Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments

A Complete Step-by-step Guide to Making and Installing Window Decor

Author: Susan Woodcock

Publisher: Creative Publishing Int'l

ISBN: 1589239318


Page: 232

View: 1707

Learn how to sew custom, professional-looking window treatments for your home! Have you ever wanted to sew customized window treatments for your home? It's easier than you might think, especially if you have "Singer(R) ""Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments" on hand. With this helpful how-to book, readers are guided through the entire process--from planning the project to measuring scale and proportion, to selecting necessary tools, fabric, and hardware to actually sewing the curtains and installing them. Whether you're partial to Roman shades, gathered curtains, flat shades with dowels, or pleated drapes, there's a clear-cut set of instructions for you in "Singer(R) ""Sewing Custom Curtains, Shades, and Top Treatments"." "Also included are lifesaver tips and techniques from an expert in the field, advice about using scale and proportion to enhance windows and disguise flaws, and suggestions for utilizing window treatments to control light and insulate your home. Accompanying photos make learning even easier. The book covers the following subjects in detail: Window treatment project planning Window measurements Calculating scale and proportion Fabric and hardware selection Curtains and draperies Grommets Gathered and ruched curtains Pleated curtains Adding trim, banding, and other embellishments to window treatments Shades and blinds Roman shades Flat shades with dowels Relaxed draperies Gathered shades Top treaments Common tips and techniques Cutting Sewing Glossary and resources So, unroll that bolt of fabric and jump into your next DIY project in the world of curtains and draperies!
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Sew in a Weekend - Curtains, Blinds & Valances

Author: Eaglemoss

Publisher: Betterway Books

ISBN: 9781558704930

Category: House & Home

Page: 128

View: 3132

Provides a variety of ideas for dressing windows, including how to make instant curtains, tab headings, tie-on curtains, vertatile blinds, and tips on how to make accessories to use with each project
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The Curtain Book

A Sourcebook for Distinctive Curtains, Drapes, and Shades for Your Home

Author: Caroline Clifton-Mogg,Melanie Paine,Fritz Von der Schulenburg

Publisher: Mitchell Beazley

ISBN: 9780821221945

Category: House & Home

Page: 180

View: 449

How to choose curtains and shades that create the right atmosphere for your room, whether light and pretty or strongly dramatic. How to evaluate the special needs of each room in the house-living and dining rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchens, halls, staircases, children's rooms, studies. The striking book includes inspiring treatments for every shape and style of window-from cottage casements to modern picture windows in addition to offering practical advice on all aspects of making and arranging curtains and shades including finishing touches.
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Windows with Style

Do-ItYourself Window Treatments

Author: Editors of Creative Publishing

Publisher: Quarry Books

ISBN: 9780865733480

Category: House & Home

Page: 224

View: 6180

Set the style for every room in your house with fabulous, easy-to-make window treatments. Beautiful do-it-yourself ideas to help you create a custom-made look for a fraction of the cost! Step-by-step directions and full color photos guide you through the entire process of design, sewing and installation. Features a wide range of styles and solutions for standard or unique windows.
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Great Windows and Walls Collection

Author: Better Homes & Gardens

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780696226922

Category: House & Home

Page: 288

View: 5120

More photos and more ideas than any other book of window solutions. Creative window treatments and wall colors combined for stylish, elegant home decor. Custom solutions using curtains, valances, cornices, swags and jabots, shades, shutters, blinds, and draperies. Tips help homeowners choose the perfect covering for any window. Advice on working with pros for custom treatments.
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Curtains, Draperies & Shades

More Than 70 Window Treatment Projects

Author: The Editors of Sunset

Publisher: Sunset

ISBN: 9780376017406

Category: House & Home

Page: 144

View: 769

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Curtains, Shades, Pillows & Covers

Author: Jean Nayar

Publisher: Creative Homeowner

ISBN: 9781580114097

Category: House & Home

Page: 191

View: 473

A handbook for creating a variety of soft furnishing for the home offers hundreds of ideas on how to select fabrics, shapes, design details, and other elements to make stylish home accessories and includes design advice, professional tips, and instruction in techniques.
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The Curtain Design Directory

Author: Catherine Merrick,Rebecca Day

Publisher: Merrick and Day

ISBN: 9780953526772

Category: Architecture

Page: 336

View: 6339

With 30 brand new contemporary designs for modern window treatments and 26 updated illustrations, this revised and expanded fourth edition of The Curtain Design Directory offers even more ideas and solutions than ever before. Browse through the book and create your own beautiful window treatments, drawing inspiration from more than 400 hand-drawn black-and-white illustrations. This edition provides even more essential information; including a helpful window measuring sheet, detailed information about positioning fittings, how to determine the correct proportions for top treatments and estimating fabric quantities. The Curtain Design Directory is the must-have handbook for every interior designer and curtain maker.
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