Sew Simple Elegance
"The Workroom for Distinctive Window Fashions"
Sew Simple Elegance is a to-the-trade studio workroom, owned and operated by Cathie Gulliver, located in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.. Cathie enjoys a lifetime passion for sewing, is both UK and US trained and specializes in producing hand-crafted window treatments incorporating the best of European and North American techniques of fabrication.
Cathie is a graduate of the 'Window Coverings Career Professional Program', the 'Advanced Window Coverings Career Professional Program' and the "Installation Career Professional Program" offered by the Custom Home Furnishings Academy in Charlotte, North Carolina. However, Cathie originally began her window treatments career in the UK where she also received her certification in 'Professional Curtain Making and Soft Furnishings' from the National Design Academy in Nottingham, England.
Cathies' passion for sewing started at a very young age. Cathie has fueled her passion with many specialized courses but her main passion prior to window treatments was in the area of tailoring. During her time in England she also took courses with The English Couture Company". The precision required in tailoring enhances Cathies' attention to detail during the construction of her window treatments.
Cathie is also an occasional contributor of step-by-step articles to the international industry professional magazine 'Drapery and Design Professional' and is an on-going member of both the'Custom Home Furnishings Network' and the 'Canadian Workroom Association'. For further information email Cathie at email@example.com or visit the website http://www.sewsimpleelegance.ca/
Double layered pinch pleat with microcord detail
Godet drapery panel
Detail of godet panel