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Featured Blog Posts – March 2008 Archive (3)

Fabrics for Window Treatments - Large Pattern vs Small Pattern

By Sandy Powell

Window treatments can be one of the most significant design elements in a room making the design process a bit overwhelming. Window treatments can become the focal point of the room if you choose color, contrast, large fabric patterns, layers of fabric, or large-scale fabric treatments. So the choice of a fabric pattern can impact the final outcome of the room.

As a comparison, drapery panels that have little pattern and match the wall color will fade…


Added by Susan on March 23, 2008 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

A Guide to Antique Sewing Machines

By Alison Cole

Sewing machines have been mass-produced worldwide for more than two-hundred years. Early models featured unique designs to add beauty and appeal to buyers. The wide variety of styles and manufacturers make antique sewing machines a favorite collectible. Because of the quality workmanship and heavy materials of the early machines many of the antique sewing machines are still working models. The antique sewing machines will typically be made of cast iron and feature… Continue

Added by Susan on March 16, 2008 at 10:36am — 3 Comments

Discount Sewing Machines

By Alison Cole

There are hundreds of sewing machines in the market, ranging in price from $150 to $6,000. It is no wonder so many people search for discount sewing machines. Some of the famous sewing machine manufacturers are Janome, Elna, Brother, Toyota and Singer. If you are looking for a discount sewing machine then the best thing to do is to shop around, many of the shops have discount sewing machines and many have cheap special offers and deals.

Usually,… Continue

Added by Susan on March 16, 2008 at 10:22am — No Comments

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