The barbers shop


Our unlined roman blinds, made in Dedar’s ‘Mongolo’ colour Smoke, together with our light cream screen roller blinds, all with antiqued brass side winding chains and fittings, gracing the windows of ‘The Barbour shop’ at #FortnumsandMason ,Picadilly, London. #EnglishGentleman #Grooming #CityChic

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Hand smock headings


Hot off the work benches, this sample of a hand smocked heading is for a client who’s brief is for a moveable fluid smocked heading to be used on draw curtains that must also be lined and interlined. Our challenge is that normal techniques result in the heading being rigid, and therefore suitable only for […]

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International interior design exhibition 2018


Thrilled to be creating the curtains for this lovely dining room set, designed by and for Henrietta Spencer-Churchill, at the International Interior Design Exhibition, Brussels, November 2018. Happy memories of the #BritishInteriorDesignExhibitions masterminded by @FluerRossdale come flooding back. Hope to see some of you there! @TissusD’Helene

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Pre fitting checks


MarkyMark and team making final checks to silk lined and interlined drapes and #swagsandtails for an upcoming special installation. #lelievreTassinanChattel #WattsMarsellesJasmineFringe #preassembley Meanwhile, Emma’s rather pleased at saving the day by finding the perfect flanged cord for a Venetian headboard that our designer client had given up hope on….. making her entrance with a lovely […]

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Site sketching to aid visualisation


This week has presented a tricky window detail to overcome, with an inward opening balcony door that runs flush with the top of the window’s recess. Our client originally wanted a layer of roller blinds or inner curtains behind the main drapes to add additional black out. With no clearance above the inward opening door, […]

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Window dressing tip – Timeless Finial


This great find promises to tick a lot of boxes and solve a bunch of decorating problems for ones window worries. Primarily I’m filing it as a perfect detail for window treatments in traditional room schemes that require a gentle update / de-clutter / simplification. #lessismore vibe. But it’s also a kick ass bad boy […]

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Short French headings


These curtains, from a recently installed project, are headed with a short 3” deep Soft French Heading and hang from a 1 ¼ “ diameter antiqued brass curtain pole with French returns. The French returns allow the curtains to sweep back to the wall, maximising the opening space for light and view, and offer an […]

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French returns in wood


Very exited to announce we can now supply French return poles in 50mm stained and polished timber…… #ImtoosexyforyourdrapestoosexyforyourdrapessosexyItaches #innovation #design #godisinthedetail #frenchreturns #curtainpoles

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Mile High Design Club


Just had a lovely on board entertainment surprise on route from Manilla to Hong Kong where a BBC documentary on luxury interior design featured some of the stunning work of leading interior designer #JoannaWood and up popped some of my favourite curtains that we have been privileged to work on. More of the same project, […]

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Swags and tails


Early morning in the workrooms to assemble and cross check components for a lovely install at London’s beautiful #Wyndhamstheatre Charingcross road later this week. The blue swag and tail arrangement that MarkyMarc is pictured dressing, is destined for the Littlewood room (named after Joan Littlewood, famous theatre director….. #Ohwhatalovelywar #Fingsaintwottheyusedtobe #Tasteofhoney etc) which 1. Makes […]

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