New Roman Shades Workbook Released!
Roman Shade Workbook!! After much work and testing we have now released the next offering in our workbook line up. The Roman Shade Workbook will calculate yardage for fabric, trim and banding for flat and relaxed roman shades as well as quoting the labor and materials costs to complete a roman shade. Photos of the […]
Do you really need a CFA?
CFA or Cutting for Approval, do you really need one? Yes, it does take time but in the long run it saves time and money. If the dye lot comes in different from the swatch or memo then that fabric can’t be used. And never cut into a bolt of fabric until the CFA is […]
A little information about one of our most important tools....Scissors!
Did you ever wonder who or when some of the most common things we use were invented? Like scissors for instance. Every day we use a variety of different scissors to do everything from cutting paper to cutting fabric. We don’t give it a thought – just find the pair we need, use them and […]
Types of Threads
Thread – Something so small is so important to a successful sewing project. In this blog post we will share with you our favorite types of thread. This list doesn’t include every thread out there so if your favorite isn’t here please tell us what it is in the comments below. First there is the […]
Pattern repeats and why they challenge us so!
Pattern repeats are everywhere we look. They are on our clothing, wallpaper, furniture, household items, rugs, dishes, home décor and fabrics just to mention a few. They are very important to a soft furnishings fabrication business because pattern placement is crucial to achieve a well made pleasing product. On a pair of drapery panels, […]
New Multi Job Project Tracker Available!
This excel workbook will help track every detail of multiple projects from start to finish. Sections included are Jobs in Tracker, Job Details, Materials, Processes Completed, Pricing & Yardage/Meterage, Change Order & Remakes, and Vendors Used. View Video
Single Job Project Tracker Update!!
We have added many new features to our project tracker! Click the link to see how it works. View Video
Traversing Panels Workbook Updates!
We have made a few updates to the Traversing Panels Workbook. Choose the amount of fullness you need Calculate for multiple windows with the same width and same length Each page will now print on one piece of paper for easy readability Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss […]