Fly on the Wall

OMA’S DINING ROOM VALANCE

OMA’S DINING ROOM VALANCE

It is October, 2018, and you are a FLY ON THE WALL watching Jeanelle Dech fabricate and install a shaped valance with contrast inverted pleats for her in-laws' new home in a 55+ community. She employs a clever binding technique that involves cutting 2" strips,...

JOY’S COTTON TWILL SLIPCOVERS

JOY’S COTTON TWILL SLIPCOVERS

It is July, 2015 and you are a FLY ON THE WALL as Jeanelle Dech troubleshoots a cotton twill slipcover. Is the fluorescent lighting to blame for the ivory on white mix up? Could the detergent used to wash the fabric be the culprit? Tune in to see Jeanelle rework this...

Kelly’s Sleeper Sofa

Kelly’s Sleeper Sofa

It is November, 2016, and you are a FLY ON THE WALL observing Kelly McGrory continue her professional slipcover training in Jeanelle’s workroom. Together they tackle a complicated sleeper sofa. Kelly’s tenacity and Jeanelle’s experience create an awesome pairing to...

Cathy’s Moreland Valance

Cathy’s Moreland Valance

Cathy Tucker visits Adaptive Textiles to demonstrate making a Moreland Valance. Cathy patiently guides you through the six-part process, and offers professional fabrication tips along the way. Learn how to select the pattern pieces, add blackout lining and contrast...

Jeanelle’s Faux Roman Valance

Jeanelle’s Faux Roman Valance

Bianca Henry visits Adaptive Textiles and helps with the design, fabrication, and installation of Jeanelle's kitchen window treatment. Together they decide on a Faux Roman Valance that is bordered by a hand-fringed black fabric banding. You are a fly on the wall...

Terri’s Cushions

Terri’s Cushions

On the verge of tears, but determined to do whatever it takes to come through for the client, Terri Booser calls on an old friend, Jeanelle Dech, who luckily is in Houston that weekend. Is it a total remake? Lumpy welt, crooked corners, messy boxing, and zipper...

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