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Old 09-07-2003, 02:17 AM   #1
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NEW Curtains!

Knew there had to me somebody!!!

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Old 09-07-2003, 09:37 AM   #2
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Good Day,

I got a set of curtains from JPA a few years back. They were professional, curtious, and fast. I have had zero problems with them since. I highly recommend them.

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Old 09-08-2003, 03:30 PM   #3
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We ordered from ambrose this spring and were VERY impressed with the quality, packing and marking. We installed from the box and they still look like they were just pressed!
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Old 09-08-2003, 04:54 PM   #4
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Ditto on the JP drapes,

But,,, I did have one elastic pop off on mine but got it sewed back on with no problems. For the money you and I have paid I would fully expect to be hearing these rave reviews.

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Old 09-08-2003, 05:01 PM   #5
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Speaking of price.....around what can i expect to pay for a full set of curtains from him for a 80' Excella II rear Bath, center twin?
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Old 09-08-2003, 05:10 PM   #6
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Based on pricing from March 2002 that I have in my file:

Full Set 624.00

LR only 422.00

Bedroom only 201.00

This was for my 28 Ft MH. It is laid out with 2 center curtains in the rear center. It is a rear bath.

He will send you a quote and samples at no charge.
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Old 09-09-2003, 09:28 AM   #7
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Thumbs up Drapes

I also ordered their drapes. Very high quality, good communication, they should last 20-25 years, I will have them paid off in 5 more years
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Old 09-09-2003, 11:26 AM   #8
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Talking Cheap Drapes (Homemade)

I have made my own drapes for my 73 Tradewind, with great success. The whole project cost me less than $100.00 cdn.

They fit better than the org. that I took down.

Take a look at my new drapes.
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Old 09-09-2003, 11:28 AM   #9
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Talking Close up look at new drapes

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Old 09-09-2003, 12:04 PM   #10
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You did a very nice job with the drapes. How did you work the bottom edge?

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Old 09-09-2003, 01:56 PM   #11
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The bottom edge is identical to the top. I have put velcro closures in the centre and snaps on the ends to fasten them to the wall just like the org. I guess the trick in getting the bottom pleats to be square/line up with the top pleats was to do alot of marking before I started sewing. I had to order a few extra T tabs from inland rv. But for the most part I reused all the old T-tabs. With new elastic in the old T-tabs of course.

My cost was so cheap for I am a bargan shopper. The fabric was bought on sale (3 meters for the price of 1). Its a drapery fabric with a backing.

My next sewing project is to do all the upholstrey. My upholstrey is in perfect condition, but I don't like the print. Already I have the material bought, again at a bargin. This project will cost me less than $50.00 cdn.
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Old 09-10-2003, 09:34 AM   #12
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new drapes

I just installed my new drapes from jpadrapes.com and I was impressed with the quality, and workmanship. They fit perfectly, and I too installed from the box ( no pressing needed). I love them and would highly recommend them to anyone needing drapes for an airstream. We have a 1977 airstream.
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Old 09-20-2003, 08:46 PM   #13
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Herritt,

Those drapes look wonderful! I have no experience sewing but my husband - who is jack-of-all-trades does. He will be sewing the cushions once we get that far, but I wanted to get some cool fabric online that is on sale.

Might I ask all - how do you measure for drapes?

Got to get enough since this stuff is on "clearance" and I just love it! Willing to make the cushions red/yellow to match the drapes! With a few throw pillows - that I can handle!!

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Window Treatments

"If it weren't for Venetian Blinds, it'd be curtains for all of us!"...my fav. cousin from Kelowna says (that's in British Columbia for those who haven't an idea).

Herritt...
We have the SAME "icon"...YEY!!! Boo! on the NJ Devils...!

Nice job on your pleated curtains...very nice job. (& this comes from someone who has done this for a (good) living for the past 11 years.
& "Stella Blue"...Go to any good fabric store and ask to consult with their "home deco" expert; and ask them. The general rule of thumb is 2 & 1/2 times the width of where you want them to go. Herritt probably has something to share with you...that will specifically apply to Airstreams.

I wanted to 'depart' from the traditional pleated curtains, so I did something completely 'out of the box'.
I'll have the wooden valances installed in Bear within the next 2 weeks. My installer injured his leg...and hasn't been able to work for me for about 2 months. I have the wooden "venetian" blinds up..but there's ORANGE wool 'poodle cloth' tie-backs AND WHITE lace tie-backs next to them...and they are not up yet BECAUSE they are attached to the wooden valance. Once they are up...the whole "triple" look will be complete...and I will share the photos.

Isn't this Forum great...! I love sharing these ideas.
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