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November 22, 2021
Opened Carole Fabrics sample book showing FR information on a fabric label.

Using Flame Retardant Fabrics

Most of us have had questions about Flame Retardant (FR) fabrics at some point during the course of our design careers. What are FR fabrics? What […]
October 25, 2021
Two open Carole Fabrics Fall 2021 Collection sample books, one to a large scale light red floral and the other to a solid textured green.

Fall 2021 Collection

It’s that time of year when the weather is cooling down, the smell of autumn is in the air, and we hear the sounds of sample […]
September 28, 2021
Animal print flat roman shades complemented by golden pleated draperies.

Matching Pattern, Fabric and Window Treatment Style

Custom draperies offer maximum design flexibility with which to create the perfect effect for your room. Pleated styles add a traditional look of formality to a […]
September 14, 2021
A bowl of yarn and cotton bolls on a cloth-covered surface.

Fiber Content and Home Environments

Fibers have unique properties that can affect how the fabric performs in your home. Knowing the fiber content helps in planning how and where to use […]
August 31, 2021
An overlapping arrangement of decorative fabrics: a jacquard, a print and an embroidery.

What Does Fabric Construction Mean?

The construction process determines the fabric type. The combined characteristics of the fiber and the construction process establish the look and feel of the final fabric […]
August 2, 2021
5 Ways to Make Your Room Feel Bigger

5 Ways To Make a Room Feel Bigger

Whether we live in an urban high-rise, a coastal cottage, a modern farmhouse or a city suburb, there are certain rooms in our homes that may […]
June 28, 2021
A woman reviews paperwork while holding a pen.

Creating a Client for Life

When I was selling window treatments as a designer, I am happy to say I was very successful at it. I know I wasn’t the best […]
May 17, 2021
A room divided down the middle with the left half extremely bright and the right half extremely dark.

Photographing Window Treatments

If you’ve ever taken your own photos after completing a design for a client, what I’m about to say won’t come as any surprise: Photographing window […]
April 30, 2021

Carole Programs

Efficiently closing sales is critical to the success of your business. Create a formula for that success by choosing a Carole program that supports your sales […]
March 29, 2021

Spring into 2021 with New Fabrics

Our latest fabric collection is on its way to you! After one of the most challenging years for many of us, this collection has been a […]