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Monthly Spotlight: Fabricut Fabrics

Icon Written by Jennifer@EW on May 6, 2014 – 10:34 AM

Fabricut Fabrics are one of the largest, most progressive distributors of decorative fabrics in the world; the brand designers depend on for everyday decorating. From war-torn Europe, to the streets of New York, to the heartland of America, where a 50-year history in Tulsa was established, the Fabricut story is one of determination and destiny. [...]

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We want to know…

Icon Written by Jennifer@EW on February 8, 2014 – 2:16 PM

We want to know! We want to help you with any questions or concerns you might have for decorating project. Whether it’s installing wallpaper, borders, wall preparation, fabric questions or placing orders, etc.   Let us know so we can post information for you and others that may be asking the same thing! We are happy [...]



Fabric Color Palette Ideas

Icon Written by Jennifer@EW on January 16, 2014 – 1:19 PM

Start your fabric decorating with a color palette.  Start with the color you love and then move to fabric pattern, the scale and how much of it you have decided to use.  Remember not all patterns have to be the same scale. Don’t be afraid to mix it up a bit, from florals, plaids, stripes [...]

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Window Decorating Tips

Icon Written by Garett@EW on June 9, 2010 – 2:44 PM

WINDOW TREATMENT Decorating Tips: Privacy Issues – Sun & Ultra-Violet Concerns Fabric Content – Style & Design Quick Lace Curtain Terms Guide – Bay Windows – Window Type – Curtain Info – Drapery Info – Pinch Pleats – Combination Treatments – Pinch Pleats – Pinch Pleats Privacy Issues: Lace/sheer fabric should not be used alone [...]

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FABRIC GLOSSARY

Icon Written by Garett@EW on June 7, 2010 – 4:54 PM

Index: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z A Absorbency The [...]

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MEASURING FOR DRAPERY CURTAINS

Icon Written by Garett@EW on June 3, 2010 – 4:22 PM

Fullness: Curtains are designed to be 1.5 times the window width.  This offers the best view of the lace.  Generally one curtain fits windows 30 to 45″ wide. If more fullness is desired, use more than one. Curtain Sizing: Curtain measurements are tip to tip. From the very top to the longest scallop on the [...]

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Why No Job Is Really Too Small

Icon Written by Garett@EW on March 16, 2010 – 3:56 PM

(By: Tim Clark) A small job means different things to different contractors and service professionals. Some claim any job under $100 is too small while others consider anything under $50,000 to be too small. Whatever the case may be for your business, you really shouldn’t discard the small job. Here are two reasons why: The [...]

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Window treatment/decorating tips

Icon Written by Amy@EW on November 5, 2009 – 10:55 PM

Privacy Issues Lace/sheer fabric should not be used alone where privacy is a must.  Fortunately, lace/sheer fabrics can be installed over shades and blinds and look terrific. Sun and Ultra-Violet Concerns: Drapery curtains softly filter light but not the harmful ultra-violet rays that can damage fine furnishings.  This includes furniture, both wood and upholstered, floors [...]

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