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Making Valances, Pelmets & Lambrequins

Teach Yourself Valances - Downloadable GuideTeach Yourself Valances - Downloadable Guide
Our Teach Yourself Valances guide is a comprehensive, practical resource that will will both inspire you and provide you with the skills and guidance needed to produce a range of beautiful lined valances. Now reduced from £12.99 to just £8.99 its great value for money. The guide covers every stage of the design, planning, measuring, cutting out, making-up and installation processes, including detailed descriptions of the materials you will need and useful illustrations to guide you. Even if you have never made a valance of any sort before, this guide has everything you need to create stunning valances with a truly professional finish!

Divided into 8 easy to follow steps encompassing the design, estimation, makeup and installation processes involved, this guide will give you all the inspiration you need to make your own unique valance designs. Starting with the simplest valance with a gathered heading, you can easily progress onto the more complex styles. Our Design Variations Section includes instructions on box pleated valances and those with scalloped lower edges. Finally, the Top Tips Section contains guidance on how to give your design the really professional finish you are after.
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Teach Yourself Stiff Pelmets - Downloadable GuideTeach Yourself Stiff Pelmets - Downloadable Guide
Teach Yourself Stiff Pelmets is a comprehensive two part guide covering both traditional stiff pelmets made from buckram and the more modern approach using MDF.

This guide is ideal for those of you who have some experience making other window dressings, such as curtains and valances, and would like to try something different. Stiff pelmets are a step closer to simple upholstery and will therefore enable you to acquire a range of new skills.

Teach Yourself Stiff Pelmets takes you through each stage of the design and make process, with full descriptions of the materials and sewing techniques you will need, and clear illustrations to guide you.
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Teach Yourself Lambrequins - Downloadable GuideTeach Yourself Lambrequins - Downloadable Guide
Lambrequins are an attractive alternative to pelmets and valances and look stunning hung over a roman blind or roller blind

Our Teach Yourself Guide to making Lambrequins (using an MDF construction method) provides all the information you will need to make this exquisite window dressing to a professional standard. The practical advice and step-by-step instructions for this project are supported by easy to follow illustrations, guidance on materials and preparation, and design ideas.

This unique, comprehensive guide introduces you to all the materials and tools you will need and covers every stage of the design, planning, measuring, cutting out, making-up and installation processes.
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