Design Gallery

Located in Lakewood, Design Gallery has recently remodeled, rearranged, upgraded and added lovely new things to their shop. Curtains by Design made new draperies for some of the windows and installed them ┬átoday.  ...

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Cabana Curtains

  I was asked 6 weeks ago if I could make cabana curtains for a new apartment complex – and have them finished in 5 weeks. One week to take measurements, write an estimate, order materials – 120 yards of fabric, 24 dozen grommets, 12 rods, 36 brackets, 24 end caps. Second and third week was spent finishing up other projects and waiting for materials. Week four and five we cut, sewed, cut and pressed and stitched, inspected,...

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A bit of history

I recently had a chance to add to a piece of history. Tacoma is rich in history. Tacoma also has many beautiful homes that each have their own story to tell of how they make up a part of that history. The current owners of this home asked me to dress a couple of windows with balloon shades. “Did I know how to make these? And could I have them finished in a few weeks for their home was going to be on the Historical Home Tour this...

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