Drapery & Design Digital Digest

The Drapery & Design Digital Digest is a collaborative effort between the Curtains & Soft Furnishings Resource Library and My Designer Concierge. Together, our mission is to showcase the outstanding work of custom home furnishings professionals, spotlight quality products, and share educational resources.  


 Drapery & Design Digital Digest - February 2018

  • Why Are Slipcovers Called Summer Dress?, Rose Mary LeBlanc
  • Design Fundamentals Everyone Should Know, Joanne Lenart-Weary
  • Book Excerpt: Window Treatments for Designers and Decorators, Linda Erlam
  • Understanding Kirsch Ripplefold Drapery System, Steve Landis
  • Pantone Color of the Year 2018 - Ultra Violet, Kelly McGrory
  • Austrian Shade Tutorial, Deb Cronin

Drapery & Design Digital Digest - January 2018

  • döfix Flexwave, Beth Hodges
  • New Year - New Business, Michele Williams
  • The Workroom Miracle - Silicone Spray, Ann K. Johnson
  • Nailed It! Reuse Your Edge Protectors, Beth Dober Runkel
  • Is Your Website Mobile Friendly?, Zona Tiller
  • Make Your Installers Happy, Rose Mary LeBlanc

Drapery & Design Digital Digest - December 2017

  • How to Make a Tree Skirt, Jann Newton
  • TheGreat Fabric Search, Eileen Zimmerman
  • Sewing a Curved Double Hem, Nancy Letts
  • The Beauty of Hand-Sewn Hems, Susan Woodcock
  • Three Strikes, and I'm Out!, Ann K. Johnson


Drapery & Design Digital Digest -  November 2017

  • Learning from a Design Icon, Meg Ruggiero Ovikian
  • Repeats are for the Birds - Working with Pattern Repeats, Tammi Le Nair
  • IWCE 2018 Construction Zone Preview, Terri Booser


Drapery & Design Digital Digest -  October 2017

  • Shirred Banding, Jill Ragan Scully
  • Have You Got Business Traction?, Michele Williams
  • Drapery Pleats with Hidden Tacks, Susan Woodcock
  • Developing the Seamless Workroom, Rose Mary LeBlanc and Amanda Deal Smith


Drapery and Design Digital Digest - September 2017

  • Rustic Lodge in Minnesota Ski Country, Jill Ragan Scully
  • Time Management in the Workroom, Christi Adams
  • Get in the Groove - Cornice Board Construction, Annie Davis
  • Gratitude and Giving Back,Michele Williams
  • Why Your Business Needs a Digital Newsletter, Jill Ragan Scully

August 2017 CoverDrapery and Design Digital Digest - July/August 2017

  • Indoor/Outdoor Arched Draperies, Karen Barnes
  • Successful Social Media, Lacy Vreeland
  • Do the MATH of Angled Windows - Pythagorean Theorem, Angela McAree


 Drapery and Design Digital Digest - May/June 2017 

  • Finishing Techniques: Rope Cord on Cornices, Scot Robbins
  • Discovering World Design, Joe Ruggiero
  • Workroom Innovation: Printed Table Canvas, Jeanelle Dech
  • Taming the Flare in Drapery Panels, Ann K. Johnson
  • Can You See What I'm Saying, Jeanne McDermott

Drapery and Design Digital Digest - March/April 2017

  • Create a Fabric Check-In Area, Jill Ragan Scully
  • Trending Now: Hygge, JoAnne Lenart-Weary
  • An Interview with Julie Wood, Margie Nance
  • Ruffle on Sheer, Jeanelle Dech
  • Healthier Home Offices, Jamie and Morgan Molitor


Drapery and Design Digital Digest - Jan

  • How to Pre-Line a Cornice, Annie Davis
  • Would Someone Hold Me Accountable?, Michele Williams
  • Create and Inspection Machine, Liz Hawkes
  • Pattern Matching - This Technique "Seams" so Perfect, Jean W. Laws