Versatop’s Telescoping Glide-Lock Uprights™ are a complete makeover of the traditional slip-lock telescoping upright. Glide-Lock Telescoping Uprights™ feature a smooth, slip locking mechanism which allows for easy lifting with a strong non-marring lock that keeps your hardware looking good use after use. The single button lock release makes raising and lowering your uprights easier than […]
Category: Event Drapery
How to Store Pipe and Drape Hardware and Drapery
Part of caring for your pipe and drape equipment is storing it properly when not in use. There are a few really great options to consider for pipe and drape storage. Additionally, many storage solutions also double as transportation – win win. Read about our suggestions for pipe and drape storage below. Canvas Drapery Bag […]
What is the best fabric to use for pipe and drape displays?
While there isn’t exactly a BEST fabric to create drapery panels from for your pipe and drape display, listed below are some of the most common choices and customer favorites. Valdosta® Velour Valdosta® IFR is an economical, inherently flame retardant (IFR), all-purpose, medium weight, opaque, polyester velour with a matte finish. Available in weights of […]
What size bases should I use for my pipe and drape display?
We often get questions about what size bases to use for pipe and drape displays. We put together the following guide to help you decide. Note: These are general recommendations and your particular pipe and drape display or environment may require otherwise. 8″ x 14″ Slip Fit Base 8″ x 14″ slip fit bases are […]
How To Set Up a Pipe and Drape Backdrop
You’ve got your pipe and drape base plates, uprights, drape supports, and drapery panels, right? If you do, then read on and we’ll teach you how to construct a basic pipe and drape display. If not, check out our article on what you need to build a pipe and drape backdrop first. Let’s start building! […]
What parts do I need to build a Pipe and Drape Backdrop?
This how-to explains the parts needed to construct a basic pipe and drape display like the one shown above. A typical pipe and drape backdrop is made up of four components: Base Plates and Base Pins Slip Fit Bases are the foundation or “feet” or your pipe and drape display..Bases are available in a variety […]
How to Determine Drapery Fullness For Your Pipe and Drape Display
Pipe and drape is an easy, convenient and simple way to dress a space for events, exhibits, weddings, and more. A typical pipe and drape setup is comprised of bases, uprights, crossbars and drapery panels. In this post, we’ll focus on how to determine how much and what kind of drape you’ll need to create […]