How Much String Needed – Horizontal Blind or Shade

Here’s a good formula you can use to determine how much string you’ll need to restring a horizontal blind or shade: It’s a generous estimate that allows enough overage to compensate for any small measuring mistakes. Make sure to account for all of the string that might be hidden within fabric, if you’re estimating for a […]

String Routing in a Top Down – Bottom Up Honeycomb Shade

At first glance, a Top-Down, Bottom-Up Honeycomb Shade may seem complicated, as far as the string routing.  But, truth be known, it’s a lot simpler than it looks. Basically, in a Top-Down, Bottom-Up Honeycomb Shades, the strings connected to the Bottom Rail go up through the shade, through the Middle Rail, into the Top Rail, and out […]