How To Line Linen Sheers

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Design By: Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors In the last 3 years, linen sheers have become a very popular choice for window treatments. One of the most popular selections this year has been Threadcount’s Dusk Linen which when manufactured into drapery looks …

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Romans

Flat Roman Blind

Roman blinds are popular not only because of their style, but because they are easy to install into most windows including tight and/or awkward spaces.  Like all window treatments, they must be created to an exact size mounting either inside …

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Winterize with Drapery!

Puddling Drapes

We have about 1 week until Christmas and it’s getting quite snowy and very, very cold! Most of us are putting the finishing touches on our holiday decorating, but it’s never too late for new holiday decor inspiration and ideas! …

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Holding Drapery Back

italian tieback

More recently, designers and home owners have been opting for their drapery to hang without the use of decorative tiebacks or holdbacks. More contemporary pleat options such as Ripplefold and Inverted Pleats are intended to hang in a more tailored …

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cobistyle blog: national velvet

Cobi Ladner posted a great blog today about velvet drapery! We re-posted the blog below! You can also view the blog on Cobi’s website! http://www.cobistyle.com/index.php/blog/velvet_drapes national velvet Posted by Cobi on Monday November 04, 2013 at 08:54 AM If you’re …

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Bedding Beauty

gathered bed skirt

  Bedding is just one of the many soft goods items that Q. Design manufactures and distributes.  We offer a full range of custom bedding through our facility. In addition, we offer a gorgeous ready-made line through Eastern Accents. The …

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Workroom standards II

Workroom standards photo

Our Q. Design production team adhere to the highest quality of workroom standards. Our first Workroom standards blog (March 16th 2012) reviewed standards regarding production specifically. Today, we want to outline our standards pertaining to the way Q. Design handles …

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Winner! Gagnon!

Every year Hunter Douglas does a promotion for dealers to win a trip for 2 to somewhere amazing.  5 star luxury amazing!  This year, for the first time, our team has exceeded the sales target and Crystal and Marilyn will …

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Custom Monograms

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  Creating custom soft goods is all about making items for your home that are 100% personal and tailored to suit your style. What is more personal then adding your initials, a family crest or company logo to your custom …

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cobistyle: The Importance of Colour

  There is always a place for white (just look outside today, it’s everywhere!), but interior decorating is not just about white and neutrals. White walls, white furniture or accents and white fabrics can be beautiful, but they require colour …

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Cobi Ladner at Penney & Co.

Cobi & Michael enjoying some grub!

  Last evening, I had the pleasure of attending an event with Cobi at Penney and Co. in Whitby. Penney and Co. is owned and run by Michael Penney, a decorator and former editor at House and Home Magazine with …

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“So I have this window…”

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  … and so the conversation begins with a designer, decorator or homeowner. When it comes to designing a custom drapery treatment, there is so much to know. In light of House and Home Magazine‘s recent article in the June …

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Our First Brunch and Learn

AvantGardeLOLA

Our first Brunch and Learn went well!  We had a couple of designers join us for an informative session on Hunter Douglas Silhouettes and Nantuckets.  Essentially the difference between them isn’t vaste but when it comes down to pricepoint the …

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Workroom Standards

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 I presume every workroom has standards.  We haven’t paid much attention to what the “other guy” is up to in this area other than to ensure we are exceeding it.  There are several things our team does in the course …

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How To Line Linen Sheers

Linen Sheers

In the last 3 years, linen sheers have become a very popular choice for window treatments. One of the most popular selections this year has been Threadcount’s Dusk Linen which when manufactured into drapery looks stunning! The fabric hangs beautifully …

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