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Self Test Answers for Curtain and Drapery Online Design Ecourse Questions

Parts 1-3

1. b. take your client brief

2. c. the fabric

3. a. the key to successful design is a good client brief

4. e. all of the above and more!

5. b. They have minimal decoration, often hang straight with little or no accessories, are often a rigid rectangular look, with generally a fabric with little or no pattern.

6. c. grommet top

7. a. inverted pleat

8. b. tab top

9. a. roman blind

10. c. inverted pleat, pencil pleat, or any other simple heading tape that can be attached to a track for ease of frequent drawing

11. d. Full curtain, often multiple layers of curtains, elaborate fabrics, vast use of accessories, an ornate heading.

12. c. french pleat, triple pleat, pinch pleat

13. c. nets and sheers

14. a. False

15. b. True

Parts 4-6

16 .b. A short curtain that covers the top of a window, hiding the curtain track behind

17. d. A fixed board at the top of a curtain covering the curtain track behind and often upholstered

18. a. swags and tails are hung from fixed points and in a formal arrangement, scarf drapery is only one panel of fabric, draped over a pole or rod

19. c. A double sided curtain that covers a door opening

20. b. A curtain that you buy from the store in a packet and is ready to hang when you open it, now sewing required.

21. a. tab top, grommet top, casement panel, gathered pleats and pencil pleats

22. a. no waiting time, easy to find, economical, variety of popular colors

23. b. don’t always have your window size, accessories not always available, fabric quality out of your control

Parts 7 – 9

24. c. blinds are raised by a cord or roller system and curtains are drawn sideways to expose the window

25. a. True

26. c. Roman Blind

27. b. Festoon Blind

28. a. Balloon Blind

29. c. shutters have tilting lovers and blinds have cords that move them up and down the window

30. b. plantation

31. d. all of the above

32. a. gathered, pencil pleat, casement heading

33. a. slotted, casement or rod pocket heading

34. a. slotted, casement or rod pocket heading

35. c. smocked heading

Parts 10 – 12

36. b. multiple windows creating an alcove

37. c. roman blinds at each window

38. a. True

39. a. A continuous track around the two windows using one curtain at each end, or blinds on each window

40. d. Use a pelmet or valance to cover the track and disguise the differing heights of the windows

41. b. yes, if you ensure that the curtain is stacked back off the window and held off with a tieback or hold back

42. c. interlining

43. c. a small window that “pops” out of a roof and is recessed out of the room

44. b. False

45. b. a window that goes through the roof and lets light into the room

46. d. if we needed to control the amount of light coming in to protect furniture and floor coverings

47. a. they are an architectural design feature of the home

Parts 13 – 15

48. b. use a curtain track at the top of the window frame, add a deep valance to lower the height of the window, the extend the track wider than the normal allowance of a stack back to the sides and keep the curtains held back off the window.

49.c. use cafe curtains

50. b. False

51. d. none of the above as they are best to be left uncovered to let the air flow through

52. b. False

53. a. True

54. b. use a color one tone either side – lighter or darker than the wall color

55. c. because it has a pattern repeat and you have to match the pattern across the curtain requiring more fabric

56. a. vertical

57. b. horizontal

58. b. UV light

59. b. lightweight cottons, sheers, voiles, nets, silks, calico,

60. d. both b and c

61.b. to find out what the fabric is made of, it’s wear rating, flame retardantcy, green star rating

Parts 16 – 18

62. a. measure the windows

63. b. work out the heading

64. c. work out where the curtain will finish

65. d. calculate the fabric

66. c. 1.3cm (1/2″)

67. d. double hem of 12.5 – 15cm (5″ – 6″) = 20-25cm (10-12″)

68. d. all of the above

69. c. subtle color, textured

70. d. dark and warm colors

71. a. True

72. b. False

73. c. the end of a decorative rod or pole

74. a. a rigid piece of metal that is fixed to the wall and allows the stack back of the curtains to be placed behind it

75. a. true