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how to make a petal valance

Large window – finished width 78.5” Finished length 14” You will need approximately 2.25 yards of main fabricView full post »

traditional pleats with a flair

We have a kitchen sink with a view but why not dress it up a little. We used a contemporary print with a traditionalView full post »

French Door Topped Off

What to do with a wall of windows? This home not only has many windows but a French door in the center. To address justView full post »

Petal Valance

A petal valance is a series of flaps overlapping each other to create a unique look. By using two coordinating fabricsView full post »

A button back valance.

A room with a view – sit and relax with your favorite book on this custom made window seat. A perfect littleView full post »

A button back valance over the kitchen sink.

Here we have an inverted pleated valance with a contrast fabric inside each pleats. which are then folded back and heldView full post »

French pick-up swag.

This french pick up swag has been cut out along the top to allow the black contrast fabric to show through. BlackView full post »

The details are important.

The beauty of this simple valance is in the details. We have started with some basic pinch pleats and then added aView full post »

Tailor made

A pleated valance lends a tailored look to the window. When the pleats are more widely spaced like the one picturedView full post »