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My Drapery Sketchbook

A quick reference guide to drapery styles.
My Drapery Sketchbook presents an inspiring visual catalog of:

  • Draperies: non-pleated, pleated, rod pocket, tiebacks, tieback styles, heading styles, and hem styles.
  • Top Treatments: valances, cornice boxes, swags and cascades, pole swags, pleated swags, and gathered swags.
  • Fabric Shades: Austrian, Roman, and many more.

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The best designer resource: 1000's of window decorating styles at your fingertips

Designer Window Fashions, our newest book, is now available from Amazon.com for the print edition and Google Books for the e-Book edition. 

This new book continues the tradition of showcasing classic and contemporary window coverings from some of America’s top designers. With more full-color photographs and black & white illustrations than ever before… read more

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Are you looking for the most comprehensive resource for window coverings?

Do you need to easily illustrate design concepts to your clients?

Do you need an easy-to-reference encyclopedia for educating interior design students?

What is inside?

Valuable Information

  • Extensive window covering ideas in full-color photos and illustrations
  • Extensive bed covering section with coordinating draperies and top treatments
  • Hard window coverings coordinated with valances, swags, and cornices
  • Vital information for designers, workrooms, and window covering professionals
  • Equal size color and blackline drawings
  • Extensive yardage calculations
  • Pros and cons of various window coverings
  • Solutions for challenging window shapes
  • Glossaries of decorating and fabric terms

8 Comprehensive Chapters

  1. Draperies and Curtains: Flat panel, pleated, grommet, gathered, and more 
  2. Top Treatments: Swags, cascades, valances, and cornices
  3. Shades: Modern shades (hard) and Fabric shades (soft)
  4. Combinations: Pairing different types of window coverings
  5. Blinds: Metal blinds, wood blinds, woven woods, roller, solar, and verticals
  6. Shutters: Faux wood, real wood, barn door, and more
  7. Hardware and Trims: New and creative ways to use drapery hardware
  8. Drapery and Bed Coverings: Headboards, bedspreads, pillows, etc.

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3 Reasons every interior designer needs Designer Window Fashions

448 pages and 8 chapters of window fashions and categories

1000’s of comprehensive photos and illustrations of individual styles

Contains technical information you won’t find anywhere else

Meet Charles Randall

Best-selling author and window decorating expert

Charles Randall is the author of The Encyclopedia of Window Fashions (more than 1 million copies sold) and is listed in Samantha Ettus’s book The Experts Guide to Life at Home as a leading expert on window decorating.

He has written several other books, including:

  • The Window Decorating Book
  • Dream Windows
  • Charles Randall’s Designer Sketchbook
  • The Encyclopedia of Window & Bed Coverings
  • Dream Walls

Charles’ latest and most comprehensive book, Designer Window Fashions, is available now on Amazon. Order it today

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