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WindowWears, Inc. is a Custom Drapery Workroom founded in 1985. We create Custom Drapery Panels, Cornices, Swags, Cascades, Roman Shades, Custom Valances, Pillows, Bedding and Accessories. ...

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Box Pleat Balloon Shade

from Window Wears, Inc.
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Box Pleat Balloon Shade
Box Pleat Balloon Shade

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • This would be for a medium skilled seamstress.

Pattern Description:

A Box Pleat Balloon Shade is a soft, yet tailored treatment. Fullness is added with equally spaced inverted pleats and extra length giving depth and softness. The treatment is mounted onto a board. Balloons average 18-20" in width with the pleats being 12". The pleats can be made out of a contrasting fabric for added effect. Also consider adding a contrasting welt at the top or a ruffle at the bottom.


  • One #2 Pine Board
  • Plastic Rings @ 1/2"
  • Rolled Steel Weight Rod
  • 1.4 mm Roman Shade Cord
  • Fabric
  • Lining

You Will Also Need:

  • Measurements for:
  • Inside Mount
  • Outside Mount
  • Returns