Window Coverings Products
October 12, 2001,
A.L. Ellis/Patriot Curtain
The company offers top treatments with a natural duckcloth body and a curtain with a 2.5-inch cuffing of the popular Colburn material down its face. The toppers will range from $14.25 to $17 retail.
The Arlee Group/Lees Curtain
New York (212) 689-0020
New are Amorous, a crushed woven sheer panel in six colors; Creativity, a handmade embroidered cotton duck tab top panel, Presentation, a hem-stitched tab panel in 100 percent cotton, and Bishop and Anticipation, both semi-sheers of 100 percent cotton in four colors each. Also new is an assortment of mix-and-match top treatments of jabots, cascades, scalloped and layered looks in solids, florals, plaids and stripes.
Greensboro, NC (336) 379-2510
Four new collections bow from this window coverings manufacturer, Natural Living, Heritage: Trends.com and Nfusion. Casual, comfortable fabrics in a palette inspired by nature make up Natural Living, which has a crushed voile, semi-sheer chenille and an embroidery/ applique in its offerings. Heritage utilizes neo-classical styles including a richly brocaded sheer panel and elegantly shaded stripe coordinates. Trends.com uses an infused spa palette with colors like sunflower, periwinkle and coral, while Nfusion uses a max-and-match collection of styles that are fresh and hip such as tie dyes, solid twists and bright colors.
New York (212) 679-3684
New are Cashmere Stripe, a pinch-pleat panel in ivory, gray, sage and brown with color coordinated rings, and Garden Box, a pinch-pleat tier curtain in black, tan and green. Both are line expansions.
New York (212) 951-7800
CHF Industries offers its expansion of the Free Spirit program, which will include natural fabrics, enhanced embroidery and printed organdy. For the Peri line will be two new fabrics, a macrame and a velvet burnout, which represent the continued expansion of the company's already successful innovative fabric movement.
Gindi Imports Ltd.
New York (212) 683-8215
Gindi introduces 12 new embroidered kitchen curtains with matching 84" x 90" panels and table linens. Four patterns are designed for the promotional market. Constructions include printed and crushed voiles in panels, scarves and kitchen curtains.
Great Bay Lace
Littleton, MA (800) 448-3898
Holly, which has sculpted edges and a ribbon tied with a bow intertwined with holly leaves and berries, is new. It is also offered in tablecloths, place mats, runners and doilies. Also new are Paris window treatments, which feature a rose pattern with scalloped edges and is available in white or ecru.
S. Lichtenberg & Co.
New York (212) 689-4510
Abbey is a semi-sheer voile panel and coordinated tier with embroidered flowers and dimensional leaves within an embroidered sheer voile pocket, while Jillian, a kitchen tier, is handmade with embroidered felt flowers. Catering to the environmental trend, Penelope uses multi-colored painterly bouquets on crushed voile, while Linen Sheer is a casual look on a new poly/cotton linen sheer with a subtle texture. Kathryn Jacquard and Metallic Printed Organza both answer the black-tie trend. Kathryn Jacquard coordinates with last market's Kathryn, using a coordinating jacquard of floral vines, while Metallic Printed Organza is an iridescent organza with an all-over floral scroll pattern in rich, gem colors with metallic accents.
The Oxford House Collection
Oxford, NC (800) 693-1162
The Cleremont panel and handkerchief valance are offered in ivory and white. The panel has a sheer ground with embroidered florals, large dramatic bottom and a scalloped edge, while the valance has handkerchief ends.
Park B. Smith Ltd.
New York (212) 889-1818
Park B. Smith is adding two new Window Magic collections to its offerings first introduced in April — Scarf Pair and Accordion Swag. Also new is the company's entry into the cafe curtain category with several designs within the Park B. Smith signature and Eco-ordinate brands.
Richloom Home Fashions
New York (212) 685-5400
For its window panel line, Weavings is offered in pine, antique, natural, berry and aubergine with a waffle chenille construction and hand-knotted fringe, while Islands is a subtle tropical leaf print on a woven sheer. Rooster, for the tier curtain line, is made from 100 percent polyester and is hand painted and embroidered and framed with an open-work border.
Tenafly, NJ (201) 569-7849
For its Baby Sabam line of products, the Number Blanket is available in all colors and is made from either 100 percent cotton, 100 percent chenille or a cotton/chenille blend.
New York (212) 679-5105
Ten to 12 free-standing window treatments, among them a basic silk panel in four colors with coordinating decorative pillows, represent its initial foray into the world of window coverings.
Cincinnati (513) 272-1800
This company offers its Moonglow series, which will come in seven colors and is constructed from 100 percent polyester organdy with metallic printing from China.
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