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Questions Part 7 to 9

Self Test Questions for Curtain and Drapery Design Ecourse Parts Seven to Nine

24. How do blinds differ from curtains?

a. blinds go sideways whilst curtains go upwards

b. curtains and blinds are the same

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

d. none of the above

25. The advantages of using blinds instead of curtains are that they take up less space, still allow light into the room and create privacy.

a. True

b. False

26. Which fabric blind creates a no frills simple tailored look for a window?

a. Balloon Blind

b. Festoon Blind

c. Roman Blind

d. Austrian Blind

 27. Which fabric blind has a gathered heading, when raised it has scallops and the lower edge often has frills?

a. Balloon Blind

b. Festoon Blind

c. Roman Blind

d. Austrian Blind

28. Which fabric blind has two rows of cords that pull up on either side to create a single scallop in the middle?

a. Balloon Blind

b. Festoon Blind

c. Roman Blind

d. Austrian Blind

29. What is the difference between timber or wooden shutters and timber or wooden blinds?

a. they are the same

b. shutters move up and down and blinds are fixed

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

d. none of the above

30. Which is the larger louver style of shutter, traditional / colonial or plantation?

a. traditional / colonial

b. plantation

31. What type of finish can a timber or wooden shutter use?

a. stain

b. oil

c. paint

d. all of the above

32. What are the most common form of curtain headings?

a. gathered, pencil pleat, casement heading

b. french pleat, triple pleat, pinch pleat

c. goblet, smocked, tie top

d. all of the above

33. What is the simplest heading to make / use to thread through for a rod or pole?

a. slotted, casement or rod pocket heading

b. gathered heading

c. smocked heading

d. none of the above

34. Which of these types of curtain headings do not require a heading tape to be sewn on the fabric and do not use hooks to hang it to the track or rod?

a. slotted, casement or rod pocket heading

b. gathered heading

c. smocked heading

d. inverted pleat or box pleat

35. Which type of heading is rarely used except for country cottage designs as it is very labor intensive?

a. slotted, casement or rod pocket heading

b. gathered heading

c. smocked heading

d. inverted pleat or box pleat

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