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

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Time Incorporated Books, Jul 2, 2007 - House & Home - 144 pages
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Let there be...shade! This new and expanded edition of a Sunset bestseller breezes in like a breath of fresh air, with everything you need to know to create gorgeous curtains, draperies, shades, and valances. Practical as well as inspirational, Curtains, Draperies & Shades guides you through the process of choosing fabric and hardware, provides easy-to-follow sewing instructions, and gives clear directions for installing your beautiful window treatments, from hanging curtains to rigging shades. More than 100 projects help you select the right window treatments to dress up every room in the house. And new designer touches--from fanciful clips to edge details--will have your friends exclaiming, “ Wow, you made those? “ Features: New and expanded Sunset classic with more than 100 window treatments Updated format with fresh photography and step-by-step directions Covers the entire process: planning, measuring, sewing, and installation New section on designer details for tiebacks, cascades, swags, edge details, and embellishments

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I purchased this book because I had an older edition that I referred to alot in making my own window coverings. The photos are new and fresh. This is one of the few books that actually shows how to ... Read full review

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This book contains clear step by step instructions for most projects. I have made many window treatments from this book with good results. However, at least one of the projects has faulty instructions. The lined, flat panel drapery instructions omit a step. The illustration is upside down as well. Use this book with caution. Read through all instructions before making your first cut.  

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