Determining Rod Pocket Sizes

What size rod pocket do you need?

Here are some basic guidelines for determining what size of a rod pocket you will need for various sized curtain rods.  Having the correct sized rod pocket will make all the difference in how the drapery will look once it is shirred (gathered) onto the curtain rod or pole.

Having too large of a drapery pocket will make the curtain panel “swim” on the rod. By the same token too small Continue reading…


Sewing Using Customer’s Own Materials

We at Fashion Window Treatments think we have some really great fabrics, but regardless what we think, we know there are thousands of fabrics that are just as great that we don’t stock.

Whether we carry one hundred or one thousand fabrics, we know there are still always going to be times when we just don’t have what a customer is looking for. That is why we Continue reading…


Mastering the Bedroom

The most often overlooked room in the home is the master bedroom; which I don’t know about you, but next to work, it is the place I spend the most time in.  When I moved in my home I spent the first year to two years furnishing and decorating my living room, dining room, family room, kitchen and then my two daughter’s bedrooms.

Then I hit burn out!  My husband kept Continue reading…


How to Measure for a Throw Scarf – the String Method

In order to properly measure what length of a throw scarf you will need, you must first decide where you will be placing your scarf holders. We suggest placing the holders two inches wider than your window (including any wooden window casing/molding) and about two inches above your window casing.

If you have a single window, then you Continue reading…