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 Make It with Style: Window Shades : Creating Roman, Balloon, and Austrian ShadesCreate a custom-made look for a fraction of the cost. . . .

From simple Roman shades and ethereal balloons to sumptuous Austrian blinds, in Make It with Style: Window Shades you'll find stylish solutions for every window in your home. Easy-to-follow directions offer the kind of decorator secrets that ensure a professional-looking result every time. Included are . . .


directions and patterns for making more than 20 custom  designs that can be adapted to suit your personal style
dozens of detailed full-color illustrations
decorator tips on mounting and installing treatments
helpful information on choosing and caring for fabrics
guidelines for working with trims and notions
glossaries of technical terms and techniques


. . . as well as more than 50 full-color photographs of stunning window treatments that are sure to inspire your own creativity.
  Date Published 2/11/1997

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Comments: Directions are difficult to follow
I've purchased this book and have found that the directions are not at all easy to follow. Details are left out, and diagrams are few and far between. I wouldn't recommend it.
Rated By: "kerrwebb"
From: Germantown, MD
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Comments: Save thousands of dollars making your own shades
This book was my primary reference while I made shades for 13 windows, saving thousands of dollars over having them made by a workroom. Not only did the book provide inspiration by use of many pictures, I found the instructions to be more than adequate.