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The Workroom Association of America has been formed to strengthen and support the artisans who are so vital to the soft coverings industry.Join WAOA Today
By working together we will impact the lives of our individual members in a positive way. Our mission is to bring value added programs and benefits to the workroom trade.

In addition, our goal is to provide a voice to the needs and concerns of people whose skills are the cornerstone of our industry as they use their talents to turn raw materials into salable products.

Custom Soft Treatments Handbook of Common Practices

Custom Window Treatments Handbook of Common PracticesWe are so excited to announce the publication of this definitive book. The Custom Soft Treatments Handbook of Common Practices gives design and fabrication professionals who want to be proficient in the specialized art of window fashions the essentials they need to address most challenges and solutions.
The 360+ page manual containing over 1500 illustrations is the most comprehensive book detailing common practices of fabrication of custom window coverings and soft furnishings. Chapters include draperies, valances, swags and cascades, cornices, sunbursts and shades to name a few. Each chapter covers topics like: anatomy of the treatment, measuring guidelines, installation, recommended fabrics, special considerations and applications. It is a MUST HAVE for the new generation of artisans in the soft window covering industry.

Looking for American Made Products? 

Tired of ordering Custom Home Furnishings from outside the United States?

Made in USA - American WorkroomsCheck out the Workroom Association Directory of workrooms and fabricators and have a choice of retail and wholesale workrooms located in America. Join the WAOA and receive a Free Listing in the Workroom Directory.