The Curtains & Soft Furnishings Resource Library hosts the industry’s largest curated collection of educational resources for Custom Home Furnishings Professionals.

We are so glad you found us! Membership to the library gives you access to a wealth of downloadable reference materials, videos, live events, and a community of support to help you develop the skills you need to start or grow your business.


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DIY Member

M'Fay Drapery Pattern Support Forum

Past issues of Drapery & Design Digital Digest

Multiple free downloads and industry resources


Pro Access Membership

All DIY Member Benefits

All topics of the Conversations & Support Forums

Personal research assistance in the Ask the Librarian Forum

D&D archived educational webinars & archived circle times

Access to the Library's extensive collection of industry archives including:

  • Sew What? Newsletter (1993 – 2001)
  • Sew What? Magazine (2002 – 2005)
  • CHF Magazine (20062008)
  • The Drapery & Design Professional Magazine

Publication of your business listing in the Library's Find-A-Pro database

This allows you to be discovered by, and connect with, other Professionals and potential clients.


Pro Plus Membership

All PRO Access Member Benefits

Participation in the Circle Time Live webinar

A standing invitation to participate in monthly Circle Time Live webinar discussions of relevant business and fabrication topics.

Unlimited FREE access to the classic video lessons of:

  •  CHF Academy’s Career Professional Program
  • PRO-Retrospectives
  • Classic Writings and Videos Revisited featuring Workroom Operations articles by industry icon, Kitty Stein, with industry thought leaders offering video commentary to provide a fresh perspective.

Access to Fly on the Wall

Unlimited FREE access to the new Fly on the Wall educational series, featuring video documentaries of workroom professionals or student apprentices fabricating REAL custom home furnishings projects from start to finish.

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About Us

The Library has a long history of providing education and support to anyone interested in creating beautiful window treatments and soft home furnishings, for themselves or for their business. Providing the most up to date fabrication methods, keeping up with child safety regulations and all of the latest trends for the home, the Library is a curated collection of webinars, instructional videos, downloadable pdf’s and so much more. You will also find support and answers to your questions, by colleagues and industry experts 


Our Mission

The Curtains and Soft Furnishings Resource Library provides access to the resources you need to create your project, run your business, find vendors and find support from others in the industry.


Our Vision

To create a single, easy access resource of education, information and supplies for anyone interested in fabricating window treatments and soft home furnishings

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