340 Main Street, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878     11:00am - 6:30pm, Monday - Saturday      301.330.4418      eDraperyDesigns@gmail.com

About Drapery Designs

 Drapery Designs is one of the top providers of custom window treatments, drapery and upholstery products and services in the Washington, D.C. area. Having worked with interior design clients for over 9 years, our services include providing advisory services to designers, as well as creating custom fabric products for commercial and residential clients.



Our elegant showroom displays all our original designs from sophisticated to simple and modern styles, a great source of inspiration for your home decor.


In-Home Consultation

We're not just a workroom! During sit-down consultations, we can help translate your vision into blue prints that will also fit with your budget: we will add practical suggestions to your original idea based on ten years of experience. From beginning to end of your project, we help move your project along through services such as -supplying a wide array of resources for ideas and inspiration -providing professional re-measurement services to make sure dimensions are 100% accurate. -helping to select the final fabric With an in-home consultation, measuring and professional installation services, we meet your demands in total decor solution and prompt personal service.


Customer Owned Material

In love with your own special fabric? We are one of the select few workrooms in the area to work with any material that customers hand us.



We are one of the select few workrooms in the area to specialize in drapery alterations; in most cases, we can alter any window treatment to your specifications. We are also experienced in altering bedding and upholstery items.

Trade Client

Over ten years in the business, we have retained over 95% of trade clients for repeat business after an initial project. Our custom workroom fabricates drapery and upholstery designs based on designer's vision and original sketches. Besides working with interior designers, we also specialize in working on commercial-buildings projects with unique specifications. Interested in placing an order as a trade client? Click here to fill out a trade client application!



Drapery Designs is an award-winning workroom with master artisanship in fine custom window covering, bedding and re-upholstery.


What They Say

"Dao made the drapery specification process easy and creative beautiful draperies for two rooms in my clients home. I'll definitely be returning for my next window treatment job!"Karen Schlesigner
"Our design firm has worked with Drapery Designs for several years. The work is always of the finest quality and their service is exemplary. The owner, Dao Zhao is knowledgeable in all aspects of window treatments and has worked with us on several concept designs that she brought to fruition flawlessly."Lynni Megginson, L&M Designs
"I am a home owner and used the services of Drapery Designs for some custom curtains and a chair slip cover. Dao listened to my needs, proposed various fabrics she thought I would be interested in and always kept in mind my price points. Their customer service, installation and quality of the end product is outstanding! Highly recommend!"Kate Frownfelter
"Drapery Designs has become my "Go To" workroom for all my Client window treatments and upholstery needs. Dao Zhou exhibits the utmost professionalism and quality of workmanship. She always strives to estimate the work as closely as possible and complete the work on schedule."Elise Moore
"Dao is very focused, thorough and timely; from scheduling the first appointment, to the delivery and installation of our draperies; everything was well-planned and on schedule. The master bedroom is now “finished” and became an oasis where we can escape. Thank you very much!"R. Felix
"We have worked with Drapery Designs since we started our company. They have fabricated drapery, pillows and bedding for our projects at an exceptional level of quality. They are very easy to work with, clean up after themselves and are always on time."Jessica Bauer, Edge Design Studio, LLC
"Dao Zhou was delightful, efficient, attentive to our wishes, but willing to contribute her aesthetic point of view which helped to guide us in the right direction. Our order was delivered on the promised date. The workmanship was superb, and the overall result was exactly what we had hoped—tasteful and elegant."Alan and Doris Rochlin
"Drapery Designs has a wonderful selection of fabrics, their customer service is outstanding, and the quality of their installation work is impeccable. I have tapped into their expertise for two installations so far and plan on working with them for the remainder of our drapery and shade needs throughout our house. I would give them my highest recommendation."Lisa N
"As an Interior Designer I’ve been working with Dao of Drapery Designs since 2010 and have been very pleased with both her skills and business ethics. She is professional, courteous, and always pleasant to work with. My clients are delighted with whatever we create together for them."Dastvan Designs, LLC
"I am very happy with my beautiful room darkening draperies. Now I can sleep much more soundly without being awaken by the early morning light. Dao did an amazing job and her customer service is next to none. I highly recommend Drapery Designs!"Sharon Casertano