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Curtain Questions Part 4 to 6

Questions for Curtain and Drapery Design Ecourse Parts Four to Six

16. What is a window valance?

a. A long curtain that puddles on the ground

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

c. A form of tie back with frills

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

17. What is a pelmet?

a. A long curtain that puddles on the ground

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

c. A form of tie back with frills

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

18. What is the difference between swags and tails and scarf drapery?

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

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

c. they are the same

d. Scarf drapery can be drawn to eack side of a window whilst swags and tails are fixed.

19. What is a Portiere?

a. A long curtain that puddles on the ground

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

c. A double sided curtain that covers a door opening

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

20. Define a ready made curtain.

a. Sew your own curtain with instructions

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

c. A floral curtain with matching tiebacks

d. none of the above

21. What are the most popular headings for ready made curtains?

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

b. french pleat, inverted pleat

c. goblet, tab top, inverted pleat

d. none ofthe above

22. Name three advantages of ready made curtains

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

b. always have your window size, finishing is hand sewn, hems are adjustable

c. high quality fabric, all heading types available, accessories in matching fabrics

d. all of the above

23. Name three disadvantages of ready made curtains

a. long waiting time, hard to find, expensive

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

c. poor quality fabric, only one heading type available, poor variety of colors

d. all of the above

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