Curtains & portières

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The Complete Book of Curtains and Drapes Hardcover – October 1, by Lady Caroline Wrey (Author) out of 5 stars 28 ratings. See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from /5(28).

'Curtains' by Tom Jokinen is a very engrossing book. I had read Jessica Mitford's 'American Way of Death' in and wondered what more could he say.

He covered some subjects that were not in Jessica Mitford's book and I felt that learned a lot/5. Comment: This item shows signs of wear from consistent use, but it remains in good condition and is a good working copy. All pages and cover are intact, but may have aesthetic issues such as small tears, bends, scratches, and scuffs.

Spine may also show signs of wear/5(18). Curtains and draperies. 1 - 18 of 18 results NOOK Book $ $ Current price is $, Original price is $ Learning how to plan, make, and install your own beautiful curtains, drapes, shades, and other window decor may sound daunting, but with the expert, step-by-step guidance of Susan Woodcock in First Time Window.

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This is an excellent book. Although the curtains illustrated are rather old fashioned, the instructions are as useful now as they were when the book was published.

The methods described are clear, precise and easy to follow. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to make their own curtains, roman blinds etc/5(28). The 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/5(10).

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Anyone looking for a natural way to warm up their home this winter might want to take a tip from the Victorian era.

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A portière–a hanging curtain placed over a door or entranceway–is an elegant way to stop drafts and keep warm air contained in a room. While they were probably the most popular more than years ago, we’ve found a few examples of Author: Taryn Williford.

This book covers everything I can imagine a sewist would need to know to measure windows, design and sew curtains, and install the finished product.

The author begins by reviewing the anatomy of a window and moves on to window vocabulary, window coverings defined, hardware, etc/5. Shop for toile curtains at Bed Bath & Beyond. Buy top selling products like Waverly Charmed Life Rod Pocket Window Curtain Panel and Laura Ashley® Amberley Rod Pocket Window Curtain Panel Pair And Valance in Black/White.

Shop now. A curtain (sometimes known as a drape, mainly in the United States) is a piece of cloth intended to block or obscure light, or drafts, or (in the case of a shower curtain) water.

A curtain is also the movable screen or drape in a theater that separates the stage from the auditorium or that serves as a backdrop.

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The first chapter reviews existing literature, and subsequent chapters present the research of the authors, with an emphasis on how these techniques can be used to.

Portières, or doorway curtains, used the same rods and rings as window treatment. Popular from the s until the end of the century, portières framed the entrances to public rooms, such as a parlor or dining room. (Photo: Linda Svendsen).

I then got myself a copy of her decorating book, one of the very first of it’s kind. I literally laughed out loud when reading her thoughts on portières in the door chapter the woman hated them, but seemed to have changed her mind by because she liberally peppered the word throughout her twelth novel.

Curtains hung over a doorway are known as portières. Curtains come in a variety of shapes, materials, sizes, colors and patterns. They often have their own sections within department stores, while some shops are completely dedicated to selling curtains.

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Curtains & Blinds by Wendy Baker is an amazing book. I got this book because I am not confident in my ability to make curtains or blinds. I just felt that they were way too big and I felt I might mess up, and I did not want to make an expensive mistake. Well this book makes blinds and curtains very simple/5.

The same hardware, minus the finials, suspended portières or doorway curtains, a fashion trend that began in the s and lasted until the end of the century. Portières marked the entrances to public rooms, and like window curtains, they. This hanging reflects the fashion for dividing walls into separate horizontal bands, popular from the s.

This type of woven furnishing fabric became so sought after that the maker, Templeton's, devoted part of their factory to its manufacture and it was sold both as hangings and door curtains (portières).

[27/03/] Categories. Depicted is a selection of the many patterns for doorway curtains offered in the St. Louis, Missouri, company’s catalog during the bungalow era.

Richly colored portières had been popular since the late s, keeping warmth in and. You searched for: fleur de lis curtain. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search. No matter what you’re looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options.

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Synopsis Supported by colour photographs taken in homes all over Europe and North America, this visual catalogue of decorative styles of curtaining includes the use of swags, pelmets and drapes to add character to interiors.

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Let’s get started!. The Mary Ann Beinecke Decorative Art Collection is a research collection of more than volumes on textiles and decorative art subjects, which is held in the Library of the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute.

It was assembled over the course of her career by the weaver, textile artist and author Mary Ann Beinecke. The collection contains items spanning the period from .Curtains hung over a doorway are known as portières.

Curtains come in a variety of shapes, materials, sizes, colors and patterns. They often have their own sections within department stores, while some shops are completely dedicated to selling curtains.Portières, curtains, cushion covers, table runners and mats, lamp shades, and many other furnishings, in which fabrics are involved, present problems that quickly engage the interest of the amateur decorator who wishes to avoid the commonplace and, when well worked out, add greatly to the attractiveness of artistic surroundings.