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Embellish Showroom
Embellish Showroom
Embellish Showroom
Embellish Boutique
Embellish Boutique
Embellish Fabric Room

About Us

Embellish is your one-stop source for custom window fashion, and your local boutique retail destination for all your quilting, décor, and fashion sewing needs!

With an operating history of over 25 years as Ella’s Drapery & Décor, Embellish specializes in custom-tailored window treatments such as  drapery and sheers, roman shades, valances, and more, all manufactured right in Cobourg.

We also work with a wide array of manufacturers to provide custom blinds, shades, shutters, and more. From manual lift to motorization, we have a solution for every window!

Our newly expanded showroom is open to the public, for you to stop in and see samples of our work, fabrics, and decorative hardware. We’ll walk you through the process — from consulting on your specific needs, choosing fabric and hardware, measurements, and installation.

Our new retail boutique is also ready for you to find what you need for all your DIY sewing projects. Visit us, or shop online — with fabric, notions, tools, and classes, we can help bring your creativity to life!

Contact us to see everything Embellish can do for your spaces, or to set up your consultation.

Shannon Gardiner

Co-Owner, Shannon Gardiner, a Certified Window Design Specialist and BurdaStyle Certified Teacher, has a long history of design passion with experience as a custom closet design specialist, custom bag designer and maker, theatre practitioner and makeup professional. She continues to work closely with Ella DaSilva and the Drapery Trends team in the Cobourg drapery workroom to help customers choose the right window treatments and accessories for their home. Shannon is also devoted to teaching and assisting customers with their personal sewing projects pertaining to fashion, accessories, and home décor. A friendly face delighted to assist you with all your creative endeavors!

Tamara Allmendinger

Tamara has had the good fortune to have worked in quilt shops in Alberta, British Columbia, Ottawa and now Cobourg, Ontario. She is “Sew” happy to be surrounded by fabric at Embellish, and eager to help you with your next quilting or sewing project.

Laura Hoad

Laura is a certified Interior Decorator with a background in art and design. As a practicing artist, Laura spends her non-Embellish time painting murals, creating hand-lettered signs and doing custom design work. Laura loves to explore colour, pattern and texture to create unique environments. Chat with Laura about your sewing, upholstery and interior design projects!

Caryn MacDiarmid

Caryn's unique blend of sewing expertise and Interior Design background makes her adept at assisting customers with their projects. Outside the store, she channels her creativity in her home art studio through sewing, knitting, and creating fiber art pieces.

Ted Rouse

Ted is a Certified Window Fashion Installation Specialist and co-owner of Embellish. He has owned and operated an installation business since 2019, and has been professionally installing for over five years. He has a background in design, marketing, and theatre production, with a passion for hands-on working and customer satisfaction.

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