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How To Sew Curtains And Drapes 

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Drapes are basically long curtains. They are used to dress the windows up. Window coverings come in so many varieties these days that it may be hard to decide what you want. The decision may come down to personal taste, but you can help yourself by doing some research on the different varieties of window coverings. There are many types of drapes like draw drapes, stationary drapes, lace, sheers, casual swags and many more.

 

 

Drapes compliment the look of your house and give it a touch which is both traditional and stylish. They come in a variety of fabrics ranging from cotton to silk to linen to lace to net and many more. You should choose the one which goes best with the dcor of your home.

 

Silk Drapes

 

What could be more enchanting than silk drapes? They look royal and give a traditional and rich look to your house. They bring a certain finesse to your home. Richness and exuberance flows with this material. Striped silk gives a dual effect and shine in two colors when lights come on. It shimmers in two shades. If the stripes are of different color then you have the privilege of another glowing color. Stripes in the same color or darker hue are mostly preferred as they blend in with the dcor of the house.

 

You can also settle for textured silk. They are thick and give that solid look. Partnered silk is another outstanding option as the pattern makes the drapery look lively and gives a look that is definitely a class apart. These fabrics are classic and every designers delight. Silk draperies come in a variety of colors and you can choose the one which best suits your interior design. In case you are a little confused you can always seek expert advice. So if you want to brighten you house with a fabric then silk is the rich choice.

 

Velvet Drapes

 

 

Velvet drapes are another classic statement for your home. The material is so rich and soft that it automatically draws the attention of your guests. Velvet drapes are luxuriant and heavy which helps keep the light out and the heat in. If you are staying in part of the world where warmth is really needed, velvet drapes are the best option for you. Velvet refers to the soft furry coverings on deers antlers and velvet effect material is produced from woven fabrics made with cotton or man made fiber such as polyester. Velvet has a soft deep pile which feels almost furry when you brush your hands over it and gives depth and richness to the color with a strong contrast between light and dark. Velvet drapes are ideal for bedrooms as once they are drawn they keep the room completely dark. Although the material is heavy it flows like a cascade of water.

 

Window Drapes

 

Window drapes should be such that they should keep the light and heat outside at the same time as looking beautiful in the room. There are various fabrics which are used for window drapes such as cotton, silk, velvet, linen and other synthetic materials. Drapes should be such that they should compliment the look of your room. They should be easily washable and should require little maintenance. Two sets of window drapes should be maintained, one for regular use and the other for occasional use. Drapes can be ordered from tailors who specialize in them or they can also be made at home if you are able to sew. Drapes and blinds are as important in a home as the furniture and lights.

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