Southern Shades Commitment to Quality

All products sold by Southern Shades are fully guaranteed for quality and workmanship.

All of our fabricated products are custom made locally in our workroom by our talented team of fabricators.


Annette Kreck
Annette, co-owner, was raised in Charleston and began with an early interest in sewing that she learned from her mother, a tailor by trade.  She enjoyed working with playful patterns and creating her own personal style by making clothes for herself, family, and friends.  As her hobby evolved, she was presented with an opportunity to create intricate, delicate, one of kind custom gowns for beauty pageants.  With a true love for fine fabrics and interior design, she began getting approached by designers to begin fabricating window treatments, draperies, and other soft goods.  As demand increased, Annette brought on several fabricators to work alongside her. She is most passionate about thorough attention to detail and commitment to craftsman quality products.  She is driven by her love for creating custom interiors as well as her motivation to find solutions for difficult design projects. 

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Ken Kreck
Ken, co-owner and professional installer, has been in the construction industry for 20 years. He spent 10 years in the United States Navy submarine force / Seabees and has worked on a wide variety of construction jobs, residential framing, commercial framing, industrial concrete.  His knowledge of construction and how things are built assists him in installing draperies and other window fashions into homes and commercial businesses.  

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