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Blog Posts tagged "drapery lining"

What do Window Treatments and Ball Gowns Have In Common?

What do Window Treatments and Ball Gowns Have In Common?

What do window treatments and ball gowns have in common?  Surprisingly, a lot!  As this vintage, Christian Dior gown construction illustrates, beautiful tailoring and style are not effortless, in window treatments OR haute couture. Buckram, interlining, hems, headings, blind-stitching all go into well-made couture and well-made draperies, too.  A talented seamstress makes all the difference, but are you not sure where to start with all the rest of the details?  What type of pattern?  What type of lining?  What type of header/pleat style?  Well, let's get started!   What type of pattern? Is the room already hopping with texture and...


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