Nonwoven Drapery Buckram Hollingsworth & Vose Co., Charlotte, NC, presents Hovotex® nonwoven washable and dry cleanable buckram to keep drapery pleats looking new longer without sagging or drooping. Heat tackable versions are offered for faster sewing. The buckram is shipped from stock and slit to any width. A swatch book and sample rolls are available at no charge.
Make the Most of Display Space Max-Space[TM] display racks from Emerling & Co./CALHOOK[TM], Sunnyvale, CA, provide easily expandable display space for ever-growing sample book and hanging sample collections. Straight, rectangular and circular racks are offered and each can be set up as a single- or double-tier rack initially, and be expanded in the field to three tiers, shown. Use for cord-hung books, print and upholstery hanging samples, carpet squares or binders.
Easy Decorating Menagerie The Noah's Ark Collection from Claesson, a Conso Co., Union, SC, provides quick and easy decorating with whimsical, good natured animals. These decorating accessories may be used as scarfholders, tiebacks, rod rests or towel holders. They leave decorating limited only by your imagination.
Light-blocking Wood Blinds The Country Woods Classics[TM] Collection by Hunter Douglas is available from Beauti Vue Products, Bristol, WI, and offers the de-Light feature, which prevents transmission of unwanted light by eliminating the rout holes that create distracting sunspots and blocks 99 percent of outside light. This feature also provides tighter slat closure and creates a clean, stylish look. Precision-crafted from North American hardwoods, these blinds are easy to maintain and are backed by a lifetime limited warranty
Trimmings with Old World Elegance Conso Products, Union, SC, presents The Tudor Range, a European line of trimmings and five accessories styles manufactured in the United Kingdom. Featuring rich viscose rayon in 22 colorways, the line transforms any room with the special touch of Old World elegance.
Protective Solar Screens VIMCO, Richmond, VA, presents Hella solar screens available with hand strap, crank or electric motor operation. These screens control up to 80 percent of incoming heat, glare and ultraviolet degradation and provide a more comfortable interior environment for any building or home. Insect screen model also is available.
Fashionable, Light-blocking Blinds Lightlines[TM] aluminum blinds from Hunter Douglas Window Fashions are available from Classico Window Covering Corp., Fairfield, NJ. Available in 1/2- and one-inch sizes, Lightlines blinds feature a softly curved headrail that integrates valance and slats to create an all-in-one finished look without light gaps or visible mounting brackets. The blinds also include bounce-back aluminum slats, a clutch tilter that ensures smooth trouble-free operation and a double-seam sealed bottomrail to prevent slats from bowing and dust from collecting.
Fabric Line Expanded Decrotex, Inc., Richmond Hill, NY, is expanding its line of fabrics. It now offers a collection of 60-inch French moirés and Bengalines in 43 colors as well as crushed voile and satin in 20 colors in addition to its line of 118-inch Tergal sheers. Visual Effects and the Premiere Collection will be available for distribution in February.
Italian Designer Tassels The Capri Collection from Metro Mills Inc., Paterson, NJ, is an affordable grouping of tassels and trimmings featuring Italian designer trims, lip cord, brush, bullion fringe with matching tiebacks and tassels. All fringes are available by cut order; tiebacks and tassels sold separately. A tri-fold sample card showing 432 SKU combinations is available.
Shade Rollers in Two Sizes Shade rollers from Faber Industries, Inc., Fredericksburg, VA, are offered in one- and 1 3/8-inch sizes. They come with interchangeable springs and universal chain mechanisms. Heavy-duty springs and spring-assisted chain mechanisms also are offered.
Aluminum Blind Cut-down Machine The aluminum blind cut-down machine from Richview Window Coverings, City of Industry, CA, cuts head- and bottomrails and cuts and rounds slats in less than a second. An accompanying aluminum stock program features 80 sizes in two colors. The cut-down machine also is available for lease in program.
Custom Workroom Services Complete custom manufacturing services for most types of draperies, bedspreads, top treatments and accessories are available from Merrill Y. Landis, Ltd., Telford, PA. For unique home fashions, designs can vary from ornate to simple. Specialty shapes and sizes also are available.
Wood Blind Fabrication Texas Wood Co., Dallas, TX, introduces the most efficient way to manufacture wood blinds. Its two-inch wood slats and headrail systems are available in all of the most popular colors in hand-selected grade-A, kiln-dried hardwoods. No inventory costs. No scrape rates. Next day shipments available also.
Quality Blinds at Factory Prices Blind Buster Inc., Dallas, TX, manufactures name brand quality custom blinds at low factory-direct prices with fast turnaround and responsive customer service. Product information and free sample kits are available.
Modular Design Has Advantages The Advantage inspection/measuring machine from Creative Engineering & Mfg. Corp., Crestwood, KY, works to your advantage because its modular design allows modifications or upgrades by changing only a module instead of the whole machine. The full-featured inspection machine comes with pre-setable tension, advanced measuring system and an optional tubular knit mode, which makes it two machines in one. The Advantage is equipped for large diameter rolls and widths for heavy-duty industrial or commercial use, with optional bar code printing and scanning.
Portable Dry Cleaning Machine On-Site Drapery Cleaning, Hayden Lake, ID, introduces its patented and portable dry cleaning machine that safely cleans fabric verticals and all drapery fabrics without removing them from the window. A guarantee against shrinkage or damage is offered.
Colorful Custom Wood Blinds Delta wood blinds from CACO, Inc., Johnson City, TN, are manufactured of American hardwoods and available through a custom program. Choose from an array of colors and both standard and sandblasted finishes.
Lining Offers Sewn-in Rings
Thread-Thru Lining from Kwik-affix Products, Jacksonville, FL, is offered in 72-inch widths in off-white color and features woven-in loops that replace sewn-in rings or tapes so Roman or balloon shades are faster to fabricate with lower cost. Soft-fold Romans do not need slats, tapes or hooks. The patent pending lining also presents a cleaner look from outside.