Education & Resources

There is a wealth of resources here in the Curtains and Soft Furnishings Resource Library!
Here you will find the industry’s largest curated collection of educational resources; webinars, pdf’s, magazines, tutorials, for everything from how to start and grow your business to fabrication and design skills, and a community of like-minded professionals to support you

What We Offer


DIY Member

Our free DIY Membership includes access to:

M'Fay Drapery Pattern Support Forum

Past issues of Drapery & Design Digital Digest

Multiple free downloads and industry resources


Pro Access Membership

Our PRO Access membership includes access:

All DIY Member Benefits

All topics of the Conversations & Support Forums

Personal research assistance in the Ask the Librarian Forum

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

  • Sew What? Newsletter (1993-2001)
  • Sew What? Magazine (2002-2005)
  • CHF Magazine (2006-2008)
  • 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

 Our PRO Plus membership includes access to:

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 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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