Managing Areas with Ceiling Curtain Track


First let’s think about where we can use Chicago Canvas and Supply’s Ceiling Curtain Track and Hardware System.  With this system, you can manage any environment by creating specific areas by means of curtains that simply roll back and forth on the track.

Here are some uses that customers have shared with us.
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Chicago TV Shows Pop in for Cut Yardage Orders

Columnist Michael Sneed recently made mention of 3 TV Series currently being filmed right here in Chicago: “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,”  and “Empire.”  Each of the sets for these TV shows uses fabric from Chicago Canvas & Supply. We have provided these shows with 9′ – 20′ Natural Color Muslin (flame retardant and non-flame retardant), Flame Retardant Bleached White Muslin, White Sharkstooth Scrim, and Flame Retardant Grey Muslin.
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How to Evaluate Drop Cloth Quality

Finally giving up on old sheets and newspapers for protecting surfaces while painting?

Whether you are a professional contractor or a weekend warrior, choosing the correct canvas drop cloth quality can make the difference between success and failure. Most canvas drop cloths are fabricated from Cotton Duckcloth. This has nothing to do with a duck or animal skins.  Duck refers to an even flat weave type of canvas.
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7 Tips on Lighting Scrim

Creating that bleed-through effect should only seem like magic to the audience.  However, with so many critical factors, reveal and dissolve effects on the stage can sometimes leave lighting technicians wishing they could wave a magic wand and have it all work according to plan.

With a few key considerations, we will equip you with the tools you need to create seamless bleed-through effects, but first let’s start with the type of fabric. Our recommendation is sharkstooth scrim.
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Don’t Come up Short with Cut Size Tarps

The Difference of Cut Size vs. Finish Size for Tarps

What a frustrating feeling when you go to use your recently ordered tarp to cover your equipment, gym floor, or use for a tent…whatever the use, the tarp is just a few inches too short!  But you measured, right?  Of course you did.  You are sure of it. So unless some mythical creature lurking inside the box trimmed that heavy duty tarp exactly even while in transit, re-hemmed the tarp and carefully refolded the tarp as a practical joke, something went awry.  Well, what likely happened is you ordered a cut size tarp. What does that mean? Let us break it down for you.
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