What is a drapery header?

Answer A drapery header or heading is the hemmed, and usually stiffened, portion at the top of a drapery that determines how a curtain hangs. It is the part of the drapery that attaches to a rod, track or... Read More »

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What Is Drapery Fullness?

Whether you are deciding what style of draperies you would like, choosing ready-made drapes to purchase or designing and sewing your own window treatments, fullness is an essential consideration. T... Read More »

What is tailored pleat drapery?

Tailored pleat drapery is a way of sewing the tops of curtains. Pleats increase the fullness of drapes so they fall elegantly. Pleats come in various styles such as box pleats, French pleats and g... Read More »

What Is Crinoline in Drapery Fabrication?

Crinoline, sometimes referred to as buckram, is a foundation fabric. It's used in clothing to make petticoats and to strengthen hat brims. In drapery, it's used where extra stiffness is needed. ... Read More »

What drapery hardware is needed for ripplefold top treatment?

Ripplefold draperies are window treatments with soft, unpleated folds. Before purchasing hardware from manufacturers such as Kirsch, Brimar, KS and Forest, you must first decide among several style... Read More »