CHRISTMAS CLOSURE - 20th December 2019 - 6th January 2020

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THE DIRECTORY

So, I get asked a lot 'do you know someone who can make my curtains' or 'can you recommend someone who can reupholster a chair?' Mostly the answer is YES! Mostly Kent focussed at the moment (for the moment) but here is who can help you. They make the list if I have heard good things first hand or had experience of them myself... CURTAINS & BLINDS Chloe (Kent and London) from Willow Bert Interiors UPHOLSTERY Andrew from Andrew Stoner Upholstery (Kent) LAMPSHADES Jane from Jane and the Lampshade Loft DESIGN HELP Nich from Upcycle Your Home (Kent and London) And, as always, say that Jules Haines sent you! xx

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Curtain Tips

Shout if you ever need help or just drop me a message!  Top tips... Think about what kind of pleats you want. Double pleats are my favorite (called Duo pleat below). It's best to get your pole or track up before you get someone round to measure up Get a few quotes and ask them how much fabric you need.  Once you have a quote you know how much you can spend on fabric to fit into your budget. I always suggest making curtains a little wider than necessary so there is plenty of fabric and no gaps - also helps if you move house as you might be able to re-use them. Lining - for bedrooms I'd always go...

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PRESS RELEASE: Designer fabric dealer launches in bid to reduce waste

Haines Collection launches in Tunbridge Wells, offering designer fabric remnants that would previously have been thrown away, for a fraction of the retail price. The brain-child of Jules Haines, the Haines Collection acts as a broker between designers who want to sell small volumes of fabric but don’t have the time, and buyers who are looking for something unique but don’t have a big budget.  Selling exclusively online, Jules offers high-end designer fabrics which may be leftover from large scale building projects, be off-cuts or end-of-rolls, or be slightly misprinted. With six years’ experience working in marketing at contemporary fabric designer, Korla, Jules wanted to do something for herself. She saw a gap in the market to give something back...

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Happy Christmas

I will be closing the office from 14th Dec and open again on January 3rd 2019. Last orders will be processed and sent on the 12th December. Happy Christmas! Jules xx

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