In 1975 Gilda Veloce started Italian Draperies, working from home in Oshawa she
built her business. When the time came her daughter Lina Caruso, joined her.
Now Lina’s daughter Diane DiCerbo is the sales representative for Italian
Draperies. Although Gilda passed away, her business is flourishing under her
daughter Lina’s management. Lina has expanded the showroom at 14 Garrard St
N. She chose to expand and increase her ability to meet her customers needs.
Italian Draperies Ltd. is well known in the area for high quality custom draperies.
The custom draperies are designed and sewn one site in Whitby by Lina for your
Because draperies will complete a total design plan, selecting
just the right colour, fabric, and style can be the most
important design choice. Both Lina and Diane know this from
years of experience and will work closely with you to create the
In rooms which design is secondary to function, custom may
not be the way to go, a simple but more economical choice
may suite the needs of the room. For this reason Italian
Draperies Ltd. is now carrying choice lines of ready made
draperies, curtains, and even bedspreads. Weather you are co-
ordinating your dream room or simply tidying up an extra
space, Lina and Diane will guide you to the most suitable and
efficient choice, whether it be custom or ready made.