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Read every issue of the ORIGINAL Drapery & Design PROFESSIONAL Magazine published. Join today and gain instant access to over 2000 articles for anyone starting or growing a profitable drapery workroom business.

Drapery & Design Network Webinars

View more than 50 hours of webinars and videos from industry professionals.Topics include pricing, fabrication, business along with many industry secrets. New webinars added each month.

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Click the join now button and  learn how the professionals sew, design and sell custom curtains, shades and top treatments. You'll gain full access to all forums, magazines, webinars and videos.

What is the Drapery & Design PROFESSIONAL Network?

  • The oldest and largest educational resource for the Custom Home Decor Sewing and Services Professional.
  • More than 1000 professional members who often network with each other in person at trade shows and industry gatherings.

  • Over  half a million comments, questions, recommendations, tips, tricks and techniques from the pros.

  • A complete library of the Drapery & Design Magazine. Every issue from 1993 - 2014.

  • Webinar library with 24 presentations from industry professionals.
  • A place to ask questions, solve problems and research ways to make your job easier.

What our members say....

The Network is what helped me start my business.

~Greg Mohr

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The Modern Way to Measure Windows

By admin | December 5, 2016

We all know the start of a perfect installation begins with a perfect window measurement. Without the right measurements, even the most beautiful window treatment will fail on installation day. Today there is a high-tech solution that has become more affordable for the window coverings professional and if used properly, can display the most accurate…

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June Webinar Preview – Adding Education as an Income Stream

By admin | May 31, 2016

  This month Michele Williams shares with you how to start a revenue stream by educating others with the knowledge you’ve gained working day to day in your career. If you’ve ever considered teaching others, this is a great place to start the journey.   About Michele Williams –  Michele Williams is fiercely committed to guiding…

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Find education at your fingertips

By admin | April 27, 2016

At Drapery & Design Network, we have lots of ways to learn the world of window treatments and custom home-decor furnishings. Need to learn how to make a drapery panel? How to hang the rod? What lining you should use? Where to find that perfect fabric? We are an online community of professionals asking and…

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NEW! Drapery & Design Membership Certificate

By admin | April 25, 2016

Proudly display your membership to the Drapery & Design Network with our new self-printing certificate. It is available on your membership dashboard and can be printed on any plain or decorative background 8.5″ x 11″ paper. Be sure to check the profile settings (first name/last name) for the correct spelling. If you are not a current…

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Meet a Drapery & Design Member – Jean Lawes

By admin | April 24, 2016

  If you are a one-woman show, you know it’s easy to feel isolated in this business. But when you see the light and memory-filled workroom Jean Lawes of HomeStyle in Jarrettsville, Maryland, has created, you will know how to side step the ‘all alone’ pitfall. Keep your mementos close, re-purpose a family heirloom or…

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