November 12, 2019

The goal of this podcast is not only to debunk myths, but to explore if something is really a myth, or just another method or idea. it is interesting to look at the reasons behind these myths and misconceptions. From workroom fabrication to business and design, this e...

November 7, 2019

1-day training program

Friday, January 31, 2020

9:30 am - 4:30 pm at Workroom Tech! 

döfix No Sew is the leading supplier of high quality iron-on products for the professional drapery workroom.  With our 1-day training programs, you will learn about all the...

October 21, 2019

A cornice board is a style of top treatment made with a wooden base that is upholstered with padding and fabric.  Before you begin construction, sewing and stapling, you must measure the window and plan the design.  Look at magazines, books and online albums for design...

October 8, 2019

Air tools are sturdy, reliable, efficient, high volume professional tools. The Fasco F1b long nose staple gun is used at Workroom Tech. The long nose gun does everything the short nose gun does, but it is better for corners, channels and tight spaces. If you are buyi...

September 23, 2019

Imagine a roman shade with ribs. Ribs are used to provide structure and support across the width of the shade. With the buckram fold method, strips of fusible buckram are incorporated into the shade, creating body and structure and eliminating pihnoles of light.

September 7, 2019

Italian stringing is where the drapery is pulled back with cords, behind the drapery. It's similar to how a soft shade works. Rings are sewn on the back, and lift cords are threaded through the rings to pull up the fabric. This allows a drapery panel to be pulle...

August 26, 2019

Bed skirts, dust skirts, dust ruffles, or bed valances... whatever you call them, only workrooms know how much work goes into custom bedding. They can be gathered, flat, or pleated. Unlined, lined or lined and interlined. Before you start, it's important to know t...

August 12, 2019

Helping others is a sure way to build your own confidence, and support network. Be positive.  If you can share, motivate, and inspire - then you are building others up.  The workroom industry is filled with people who want to help others. Seek them out and be one!

July 22, 2019

Just about any style of window treatment can be board mounted including valances and top treatments, shades and draperies. When board mounting, the most important part is to keep it neat. That is a standard for professional workrooms to follow. There should not be an...

July 9, 2019

There are two types of pattern matching. One is where you match up the design when joining cuts of fabric together like when making draperies, duvets, bed skirts and valances. Anytime you need the fabric to be wider than it comes off the bolt you will be seaming fabr...

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