Home Decor Projects – Measuring is Key

The Whole 9 Yards’ workrooms specialize in making a range of soft furnishings by hand. Our curtains, roman shades, bedding, pillows, and cushions for furniture or window seating are known for their exceptional attention to detail, and for upholding a tradition of high-quality technical construction that results in uncommonly beautiful objects for your home.Window Seat Cushion - Custom Soft Furnishings Measurement

Our work on your designs depends on having exceedingly accurate measurements—especially in the case of curtain making and window seat cushions. Every bit of information you can provide will help us put together a satisfying project for you. Emailing us photos of the space is especially useful. Tape Measure - Custom Soft Furnishings MeasurementIf you are planning curtains, ask for one of our handy worksheets, which details the measurements you will need to provide.


When working on a project with The Whole 9 Yards, we are happy to refer you to installers who can take precise measurements at your home, and install window treatments afterward. In addition, you may hire one of our on-staff, professional designers to manage multi-detailed design jobs, and their in-home consulting fees begin at $95 for a minimum 2-hour session.

For oddly shaped window seats, bring us a paper template so the seamstress can exactly follow the shape of your piece. We can provide different sizes and densities of foam—nearly any configuration of foam or pillow insert can be custom designed and special-ordered into the shop. Custom Chair Reupholstery Measurement Is Key

For pillow jobs, if you are planning to re-use your original inserts, do leave these at our shop for the seamstress to refer to, so she can custom fit the cover to the original form. We also offer a wide range of feather/down and polyester pillow inserts, to update worn ones.

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