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Old 01-04-2013, 11:49 AM   #15
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Thanks, Christopher. I think I'm going to eliminate the wrap-around curtains in the bedroom. I'm going to make just 2 panels to cover the window. Then I'll hang another picture or two in the bedroom.
BTW, for anyone wondering, the 3M Command products are fantastic for hanging pictures. They will absolutely not budge. In fact, I was hanging one and I put it up a little crooked, so while pull the picture off to readjust, I had to pull so hard that I lost my grip and threw the picture across the trailer. Shattered the glass but, I laughed about it.

But back to curtains: Anyone thinking about making their own, do not be intimidated by pleats. I watched a simple YouTube video, in fact, I didn't know how to sew at all until I watch a YouTube video. Now sewing is my 'at-home' job.

Good luck to all you curtain-making people.
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Old 01-04-2013, 12:09 PM   #16
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But back to curtains: Anyone thinking about making their own, do not be intimidated by pleats. I watched a simple YouTube video, in fact, I didn't know how to sew at all until I watch a YouTube video. Now sewing is my 'at-home' job.

Good luck to all you curtain-making people.
Making curtains is all just straight lines, after all.

It's a good idea, though, not to cut the final width of your curtain until the pleats are all done. In fact, allow several inches extra, especially if doing triple pleats. If the pleats are even a little bit bigger than planned, it adds up fairly fast.

Fortunately, on my first set, I allowed for really deep, triple folded side hems, so I ended up with enough to cover my windows. It was too close for comfort, though.
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Old 01-04-2013, 02:01 PM   #17
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Tammy (Silver Threads) made curtains for our first Airstream too. Very easy to deal with and did a wonderful job! We have been friends ever since. I just had the material sent to her and then I sent her one of the panels from my trailer. She was about 1/2 the price of anyone else I contacted.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:04 PM   #18
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replacement curtains

I used Airdrapes. The lady who owns it is super nice and very accommodating. She has her own fabrics in stock, books she will ship to you if your trying to stick to a theme/color or you can use your own. Her price was really good and her work was nicer than the originals! She puts on all the hanging tabs, velcro etc....they come ready to hang. Easy as 1,2 3
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:18 PM   #19
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I did find Fowler's RV. Any others?
I used Fowler's for my 34'. She did a fantastic job! perfect fit all the way around and she had the most competitive pricing. It took about 4 weeks for the entire set.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:24 PM   #20
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we used JPA as well and the service was great. They knew all the right questions to ask as to the type of rods and size for the particular make of trailer

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Old 02-18-2013, 02:11 PM   #21
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Looking for phone number or website for Silver Threads

Would like to have a source for curtains. '74 Argosy 26. The link I found on Air Forums did not work.

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http://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/...elp-87738.html

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Old 02-18-2013, 02:29 PM   #22
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AZBambi: http://www.tbrich.com/azbambi/decors.html

My wife and I used AZBambi, a forum member, to make custom curtains, recovered cushions and matching accent pillows. They did a super high quality job and my wife and I were (and still are) exceptionally pleased. I highly recommend them. Here's their website: AZBambi Décors
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You might try http://www.tbrich.com/azbambi/decors.html they did our cushions for our 06 Bambi and they did a great job!
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Old 02-18-2013, 08:17 PM   #25
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we are in the process of finishing the restoration of our 1960 traveler [ 1959 comet layout] trying to stay original. wanted to include something with a retro look so i had a seamstress make me some curtains. the trailer has only 3 windows but we used 11 yards of fabric. she made the curtains double sided. I really like how they came out.
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Old 03-21-2013, 11:21 AM   #26
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If you are still looking for curtains you can check out Tin Can Interiors. The price of their's start at $60 a finished yard. You can find them on the web.
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Old 03-25-2013, 05:39 PM   #27
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I have a full set of AIRSTREAM curtains,, came with my safari 23, they are factory white front, sides all hardware, I am changing decor(my wife is changing decor), so we will sell them. I knw they are outrageously expensive from airstream. probably a lot less from us.. Richard
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>Tammy (Silver Threads) made curtains for our first Airstream

I just wanted to echo that the links for Silver Threads don't work, and I can't find them in the Google. Did they go out of business?

I have JPA working on ours.
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