Author: Karla J. Nielson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
This text provides information on using windows to best advantage. Readers will find instructions on calculating, specifying, and installing hard and soft window treatments, plus residential and non-residential treatments.
Author: Jackie Von Tobel
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
The Design Directory of Window Treatments is not a typical how-to book. It is a comprehensive directory which can be used by trade professionals and consumers alike. It is a professionally illustrated volume detailing the most complete collection of standard and unique, current window treatment components and designs ever assembled. By performing a thorough and exhaustive search of all current Window Covering books, subject oriented consumer magazines, trade publications, trade workroom catalogs, interior design firms, retail portfolios, and trade show presentations, Von Tobel identifies and names more than 350 individual, standard and unique, components that can be mixed and matched to create window treatment designs. All of these elements and designs are beautifully illustrated in color renderings that can be used over and over again to create any custom vision. Black-and-white line drawings of these illustrations and industry charts and forms are included on a companion CD.
Author: Mark Montano, Carly Sommerstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Gain inspiration from 8 pages of full-color photos Create a stunning room with dozens of step-by-step projects Want to ditch your drab drapes and so-so slipcovers and create a style that's uniquely your own? Top designer Mark Montano reveals how easy it is to jazz up your windows and furniture -- without breaking the bank! You get expert tips on everything from measuring and cutting material to accessorizing, as well as savvy shortcuts and quick fixes. Discover how to * Express your individual style * Choose fabrics, trims, and hardware * Ensure the perfect fit * Create no-sew or low-sew treatments * Add decorative details
Author: Donna Babylon, Victoria Waller
Publisher: Window Treatements
Suggests ways in which windows can be economically treated using curtains, shades, and valances, and includes photographs and instructions to recreate each project, as well as basic sewing pointers.
Author: Time-Life Books
Publisher: Silver Burdett Pr
Surveys the various types of window treatments and offers advice on the selection and installation of curtains and shades
Author: Christine Barnes, Susan Lang
Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company
Even a window likes to dress up sometimes! You are sure to find that perfect fit for any window in any room with this fabulous book!
Author: Rhonda Eleish, Edie van Breems
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
Swedish Interiors is the first book to share the history, progression, and key elements of Swedish style and how to use it in many different styles of homes. From the white and blue-hued images of the familiar Gustavian style to the gold accents and luxurious patterns found in the Swedish Baroque, Rococo, and Biedermeier periods, the secret to Swedish design is in having the confidence to mix old and new while maintaining a clean and simple aesthetic. Swedish Interiors emphasizes light, comfort and elegance. The authors operate Eleish Van Breems Antiques, a renowned Swedish antiques and decorating resource. Featured on Martha Stewart Living, and in Country Living, House Beautiful, Travel & Leisure, the New York Times, Traditional Home, Better Homes and Gardens, Victoria, and Yankee.
Author: Linda Neubauer
Publisher: Creative Publishing international
DIVThe Complete Photo Guide to Window Treatments, Second Edition is the most comprehensive book of its kind on the market, offering the reader both inspiring location photography plus step-by-step instructions for making 50 different projects. Window treatments include several curtain styles, formal draperies, swags, valances, cornices, various Roman shades, and roller shades. Designed for the DIY home sewer, this book is also valued by professional workrooms and trade schools because it teaches professional methods for measuring, sewing, and installing window treatments. Now updated with new photography and the latest window treatment styles, this second edition is a must-have for any DIY home sewer. /div
Author: Lori Dennis
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Award-winning designer and author Lori Dennis proves interior design can be both stylish and environmentally sustainable in this easy-to-use, entertaining guide. Dennis discusses every aspect of interior design—furniture and accessories, window treatments, fabrics, surface materials, appliances, plants, and more—from a green perspective in terms of reducing waste and pollution and turning a home into a healthy, comfortable environment. Readers will learn how to: - use sustainable materials like bamboo, cork, and recycled glass to enhance interiors - search thrift shops and antique stores for vintage hidden treasures - find the best vendors for purchasing green products - use plants and locally cut flowers to improve indoor air quality and brighten up rooms - replace lawns with indigenous plants and edible gardens - keep rooms clean with effective and nontoxic products - use energy efficient lighting and maximize natural light - apply for different types of green certification. Packed with over 100 color photographs, lists of the best green vendors, and profiles of leading green designers, this book is a thorough guide for anyone who wants to create beautiful interiors while lessening the waste and pollution generated by the building industry. Allworth Press, an imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, publishes a broad range of books on the visual and performing arts, with emphasis on the business of art. Our titles cover subjects such as graphic design, theater, branding, fine art, photography, interior design, writing, acting, film, how to start careers, business and legal forms, business practices, and more. While we don't aspire to publish a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are deeply committed to quality books that help creative professionals succeed and thrive. We often publish in areas overlooked by other publishers and welcome the author whose expertise can help our audience of readers.
Author: Marypaul Yates
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Fabrics provides designers with the information needed to make their fabric specifications easy, informed, and appropriate to the job at hand, considering aesthetics, performance, application, and green design.
Author: Home Decorating Institute (Minnetonka, Minn.)
Publisher: Creative Publishing International
Discusses how to select and create a window treatment, and provides instructions for installing hardware and basic sewing skills.
Author: Meredith Corporation
Publisher: Leisure Arts
Why settle for one-size-fits-all coverings when you can dress your windows in style with curtains, draperies, swags, and valances you make yourself? For the biggest "wow" factor, use custom window treatments designed specifically for your room. Don't worry — expert sewing skills are not necessary. We've assembled a collection of easy-to-sew masterpieces that are sure to enliven your decorating scheme. Clear, step-by-step instructions and inspiring examples will ensure your success. 6 Sections: Fabric 101; No-Sew, Low-Sew Treatments; Panels (flat, pocket, tab-top, and pleated); Shades & Valances (roman shades, swags, and box pleats); Finishing Touches; and Drapery Basics.
Author: David Pogue
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
Offers coverage of all five versions of Windows Vista, offering a guide to help users navigate the desktop, deal with the new user interface and search functions, use the Media Center, deal with the new Internet Explorer 7 tabbed browser, and build a netw
Author: Wendy Baker
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.
Author: Donna Lang
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
Provides directions and patterns for creating shades for windows, including Roman shades, Austrian shades, cloud shades, and ruffled balloon shades, and offers tips on choosing and caring for fabrics