Updated: Dec 16, 2019
In episode fifteen of the Sew Much More Podcast: 30-Minutes with Workroom Tech, Ceil DiGuglielmo and Susan Woodcock talk about relaxed Roman shades. You can listen to the episode here: 30-Minutes with Workroom Tech Podcast
What is a "Relaxed" Roman Shade?
A relaxed Roman shade is similar to a standard Roman shade except that the center isn’t square and level, and is allowed to slightly swag. That’s the “relaxed” part… the center isn’t structured and held up by cords.
There are many other types of shades that swoop or swag at the bottom, but they are made with more generous fullness. Examples would be a London shade, with a pleat inset from each end; a balloon shade with gathered or inverted pleats across the width of the sh