Tips To Make Your Own Curtains

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Completing window with curtains is a need since it gives more than function, but also style. Curtains play an important role to create a certain style in a room and this is why they are usually included in creating a style. However, sometime you might find that many patterns, designs and colors of curtains at the market are not suit to your need so that you need to make a custom one. In this case, you can try to make your own curtains for giving you the right and the most appropriate curtains to create your desired look.

Since there are many types of curtains available to give a different effect to the users, you need to firstly asses your need before start making. Your issue might be privacy, decorative look or room darkening. So, asses your need to decide what kind of curtains you will made. After deciding the type of the curtains, you can measure your windows. Curtains should measure 1.5 to 3 times of the width of the window opening. So, be generous with the fabric will give you a folded curtain when t is closed resulting in a richer look. for the length, the curtains should fall at least the below the window trim while allowing as little as a 2-inch for the top and bottom hems. To make your own curtains, you also need to calculate the fabric needs. If you go with decorator fabric, it usually runs at least 60 inches wide while for a non-decorator typically runs about 45 inches. When you are sure that your fabric is in the right measurement, then gather all the tools and supplies needed such as fabric and thread, pins, measuring tape, sewing and many more. The last, shop for fabric based on the things you have considered.

So, make your own curtains is as not as difficult as you might think. You can try to do the tips and make the one suit your need.

Published on August 10th, 2013 | Under Planning & Ideas | By Verney Levesque

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