FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Custom Draperies

What products do you carry? In stock, we carry draperies, and can get in 1 day, wrought iron rods, rings, finials, brackets and tiebacks.

Can I take a drape home? Sure, to help you visualize how the drapery complements the room, with a credit card you may check out the drapery for 24hrs.

Do you sell rods and hardware?  Yes, we can get in 1 day, Wrought iron rods you can cut to size in stock with brackets, rings, and finials.  We can also special order a large variety of wood or iron rods.

Do you sell woven woods and other shades?  We can order woven woods, Sun Shades, Roller shades and also Hunter Douglas products to your specifications.  They usually take 3 weeks to receive.

What if you do not carry the size I need for my window?  Our draperies are 72”W x108”L sold by the pair.  A pair means 2 panels each 36”W to make to the total width of both sides 72”W.  These draperies work great for windows 6 feet wide and under.  The draperies also make nice side panels, that is (non functional) hung on the sides of a larger windows to add elegance and softening to your room. We can recreate the draperies to whatever size you need.

Can I get pillows or bedding to go with my draperies?  Of course!  We make pillows, tablecloths, and bedding to match or coordinate with your drapery selections.  We also carry lines of semi- custom bedding that can be ordered (2-6 weeks) for your convenience.

Can someone come to my home?  Yes!  Consultations can be scheduled by calling the shop at 858-793-7937. 

How long will it take to get my order?  Custom orders take between 6-8 weeks for workroom fabrication of window coverings.   Woven woods, rods, some bedding take 2-3 weeks.

Can you provide someone to come and install my drapes?  What is the charge for installation and measuring?  Yes, we provide referrals on installation.  Prices vary depending upon what is being installed.  A handy estimate is about 10% - 15% of the cost of the drapery.  Measure fees range between $85 - $150, depending on the number of windows. 

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Where should the rod be placed in relation to my window?  The drapery looks best 6” above the top of the window (or molding).

How long will it take to get my order?

Custom drapes, Valances, and Roman Shades (after ordering fabrics, measuring and installation)   6-8 weeks

Woven Woods  (3 weeks)

Rods and Hardware  (3- 4 weeks)