9780873492553

Sew a Beautiful Window : Innovative Window Treatments for Every Room in the House

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  • ISBN13:

    9780873492553

  • ISBN10:

    0873492552

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-11-01
  • Publisher: F & W Pubns Inc
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Summary

Presents comprehensive information about window shapes; valances and cornices; cascades and swags; lined and unlined drapes; tiebacks; trims and braids; necessary hardware; as well as a guide to shades, blinds, and verticals. Includes easy to follow instructions, with helpful photos and illustrations for 25 quick, easy, and inspiring window treatments.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9(1)
Windows With Perspective
10(2)
Glossary
12(4)
Windows of Opportunity
16(9)
Planning Your Style: A ``Pane-less'' Thought Process
17(2)
Defining Your Style
19(1)
Types of Headings
19(2)
Window Shapes
21(1)
Types of Windows
22(3)
Solutions for Challenging Windows
25(7)
Arched Windows
27(1)
Picture Windows
28(1)
Angle Windows
28(1)
Sliding Glass Doors
28(1)
Bay Windows
29(1)
French Doors
29(2)
Sidelights
31(1)
Choosing the Right Fabric
32(14)
Points to Consider When Selecting Fabric
33(1)
Types of Fabric
33(6)
Natural Fiber Fabrics
33(1)
Synthetic Fiber Fabrics
34(5)
How Fabric Choice Affects Style
39(6)
Neutral Colors
41(1)
Shades of Color
41(1)
Bold Colors
41(1)
Subtle Colors
41(1)
Cool Colors
42(1)
Warm Colors
42(1)
Prints
43(1)
Sheer and Light Fabrics
43(1)
Heavyweight Fabrics
43(2)
Lining ``The Unseen Story''
45(1)
Supplies & Hardware
46(8)
Supplies
47(2)
Rods, Poles, and Finials
49(2)
Positioning the Rod/Pole
50(1)
From Dream to Reality: A Photographic Journey of a Window Treatment in the Making
51(3)
``Pane''-less Techniques
54(5)
Measuring Windows
55(1)
Calculating Yardage
56(2)
Measure for Finished Length
56(1)
Measure for Finished Width
56(1)
Calculate Yardage for Fabric Without a Pattern Repeat
56(1)
Calculate Yardage for Fabric With a Pattern Repeat
56(1)
How to Allow for Rod Take-Up
56(1)
Cutting and Matching
57(1)
Hemming
58(1)
A Perfect Hem Corner
58(1)
Valances & Cornices
59(35)
Valances
61(2)
How to Make a Lined Rod Pocket Valance
63(6)
Inspirational Potpourri
65(4)
How to Make a Balloon Valance
69(3)
Inspirational Potpourri
71(1)
How to Make a Lined Flat Valance
72(3)
Inspirational Potpourri
74(1)
How to Make a Box-Pleated Valance
75(4)
Inspirational Potpourri
77(2)
How to Make a Banner Valance
79(3)
Inspirational Potpourri
80(2)
How to Use a Valance With Stationary Curtains
82(4)
Inspirational Potpourri
84(2)
Cornices
86(2)
How to Measure for a Cornice
88(1)
How to Install Board-Mounted Treatments
89(5)
Inspirational Potpourri
90(4)
Cascades (Jabots) & Swags
94(16)
How to Make a Rod-Mounted Open Swag
98(1)
How to Make a Scarf Swag
99(7)
Swag Ideas
100(1)
Inspirational Potpourri
101(5)
How to Add Pleated Tails/Jabots
106(2)
How to Cover a Pole and Finials
108(1)
How to Use a Swag and Tails Over Drapery Side Panels
109(1)
Pleated Curtains
110(11)
Pleater Tapes
110(3)
Types of Pleater Tape
112(1)
How to Make an Unlined Pleated Curtain With Pleater Tape
113(4)
Inspirational Potpourri
116(1)
How to Make a Lined Pleated Curtain With Pleater Tape
117(1)
How to Add Interlining to a Curtain
118(1)
How to Make a Lined Pleated Curtain Without Pleater Tape
118(3)
Quick & Easy Window Treatments
121(13)
No-Sew Curtains
122(1)
How to Make a Two-Rod Shirred Curtain
122(2)
How to Make Pennants
124(3)
Inspirational Potpourri
126(1)
How to Make a Tent Flap Window Treatment
127(2)
How to Make a Pull-Up
129(1)
How to Make Tab-Top Panels
130(4)
Inspirational Potpourri
131(3)
Shades, Blinds & Verticals
134(14)
Shades
135(1)
Blinds
136(1)
Verticals
137(1)
How to Make a Soft Shade
138(2)
Inspirational Potpourri
139(1)
How to Hang a Soft Shade Under a Swag and Jabots/Tails
140(1)
How to Make a Stagecoach Shade
141(3)
Inspirational Potpourri
143(1)
How to Make a Roman Shade
144(4)
Inspirational Potpourri
147(1)
Tiebacks & Trims
148(5)
Tiebacks
149(2)
Trims
151(2)
About the Author 153(1)
Resources 154(1)
Helpful Web Sites 155(1)
Index 156

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