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  • 13
    Jun

    Moving to Dorset and the South West of England?

    If you’re thinking of moving to Dorset, then you have made a great choice of county! When my family moved back to the UK after years of living in...

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  • mobile fabric library
    06
    Mar

    NEW! Mobile Fabric Library

    This month has been really exciting for me. I have purchased a new van which has been transformed into an amazing mobile fabric library. Mobile Fabric Library The van...

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  • Bespoke vs ready made curtains
    25
    Oct

    Bespoke vs. Ready-Made Curtains

    What is the difference between bespoke curtains and ready-made curtains? I was recently asked what the difference is between what I ‘do’, i.e. bespoke curtains and what you can...

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  • Bonded Blackout
    01
    May

    Interlining – A Brief Guide

    Curtain Interlining Properties Interlining is the piece of fabric that is sandwiched between the fabric and the back lining. It gives the curtain extra weight to help it drape...

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  • passementerie
    24
    Apr

    Passementerie

    Passementerie [pas-men-tree; French pahs-mahn–tree] noun – trimming of braid, cord, bead, etc., in any of various forms. Passementerie is the term used to describe all the little extra trimmings we use to embellish soft furnishings. You’ll see a lot of passementerie...

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  • 17
    Apr

    Roman Blind Safety

    Roman Blind Safety is a very important consideration when buying new blinds. The Government has brought into force some strict health and safety guidelines that suppliers of blinds need...

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  • Spring Crocus
    10
    Apr

    Spring is in the air. Time for Change!

    Spring is in the Air; it’s a time for change. Flowers are blooming and your garden is coming back to life. The evenings are longer and you can open...

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  • Rockbeare Manor
    03
    Apr

    Design Central South West

    Last week I spent an inspirational day at Design Central UK’s South West interiors trade show. A big thank you to Design Central for organising such a fantastic event...

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  • history of curtains
    27
    Mar

    Curtain Styles 1900s to present

    Curtain style trends have changed significantly over the last century and it’s fascinating to see how these changes have evolved.   This topic is particularly relevant to me because...

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  • 20
    Mar

    London Design Week 2019

    London Design Week 2019 at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour, London is such a fabulous event for anyone in the trade but equally for anyone looking for a little design...

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