We’ve organized our resources into six core categories to help you quickly find what you’re looking for. Please contact us anytime if we can assist further. We are always happy to help.

Drape Descriptions

If you’re wondering about the difference between theater curtains and stage curtain types then this is the place for you! Backdrops, Kabuki’s, Teasers, Tormenters, Border Curtains, or Theater Scrims, the stage curtain pictures and explanations in this drapery resource section will be sure to help. You’ll find answers to many of your questions about custom stage curtains, including best fabrics to select, how to install and what purpose each drape has on a stage.

Fabric eSwatches

Fabric sSwatches

Confused about fabric selection and flame retardant fabrics? Sew What? Inc. is here to help!
There are a lot of options in theater curtains and stage curtains – especially when it comes to fabrics and materials. We’re here to assist you with your fabric selection, and see that your curtains and draperies are made per your exact needs and specifications. We have an extensive line of Fire Retardant fabrics, including popular theatrical and special event fabrics like Trevira Polyester (see whitepaper).

Flame Retardancy

Flame Retardancy is a complex issue, and so to help you better understand this complicated subject, Sew What? has compiled information on a wide variety of topics related to flame retardant fabric and drapery. Whether you are utilizing fabric for stage drapes or huge digitally-printed backdrops, trade show booth panels or special event d├ęcor drapery, one key factor is ensuring that the fabric you choose meets flame retardancy regulations, requirements and standards. Visit these white papers to study and learn more.

Sew What? Inc. Blog

It’s all sew biz! Visit and subscribe to our weblog about theatrical drapery and stage curtains for Production Managers, Set Designers, Custom Drapery Resellers, and local/school/church Productions.