You will need
- Material for sewing loops
- Sartorial meter
- The fabric for the valance and lining
- Combining curtain fabrics
- Sewing machine and thread
Sew the curtain woven loop, which you then put on the round ledge. So it is possible to increase the length of the curtain 10 centimeters. Loop sew one-piece, button-down or simple strings of bows. Last option is fit into the corner of a young girl or in the nursery. If you have a small piece of the main curtain fabrics, make some loops out of it. Pick up in the same style buttons or obtyanite them the same cloth. If necessary, buy appropriate style of material and learn from it and loops in the edging. For example, use a binding with a relevant in the modern interior geometric pattern.
Attach the curtain to the eaves and calculate the required length of the loop. This ribbon of fabric flip over the ledge and attach to the curtain. Add 1.5 cm on allowances for seams. If you do the clasp, you also need to leave an extra 4-5 cm; for ties, create a test site and make pattern to your taste. Pre-made loops for curtains usually have about 3-4 cm wide (not including allowances on the hem). It is believed that the right to lengthen curtains by using the loops need to be seen the top of the window opening.
Increase the size of the loops if you want to make the curtain longer. To hide from the overview window, try to hang on top of the pelmet. Such a graceful drape, it is possible to master your own hands. Buy dense but lightweight fabric for pelmets and lining material. Measure the length of the curtains and the height of the window. Make a template of the drape in natural size. Attach it to the eaves, measured off the center of the window. Make pattern of the valance and lining. Seam leave a 1.5 cm Sew a valance with lining by putting the details of the seamy side up. Leave the uncovered part. Press open the seams and remove the finished drapery is evident.
Sew cut to the desired length at the bottom of the curtains. When extending the curtains this way, your task – to do the job neatly and with taste, to ensure that the product does not look patchwork. Carefully pick up the texture and colour combination of material. To give the window design perfection, make piping from the same fabric. If you have the overall design style of the room, bottom of curtains can be made in the form of Flirty ruffles. Get creative – for example, decorate the curtain with applique in the same style with Wallpaper and place the wide edge at the bottom and curtains of the same color.
Advice 2: How to tie back curtains
One of the main most important parts of the interior are curtains. But since the design space, as we know, everything should be thoroughly planned, it is important not only what style they are made and from what fabric is sewed, but even how they are tied up.
Keep in mind that strings in addition to the practical values are still set to decorative or aesthetic. Choose the required type, depending on the underlying style of the room and the fabric from which made the curtains. So, for example, for a room in country style as a tie-like ribbon, as satin curtains will look elegant if they are tied with a cord with tassels.
Not less important is the fact that if you tie the curtains on two sides, the strings must be mirror symmetrical to each other. If in a room of a single wide blind, it is also possible to tie up, and it will look no less impressive than a pair of curtains.
Don't forget that with the help of tying curtains can significantly change the shape of the window. So, if you need to lengthen the window and visually make it narrower, keep the ties up high. If you want to make the window smaller and wider podesavate the curtains at a height 1/3 from the floor.
Depending on the form that you want to give the curtains, you need to determine the location of the drawstring. There are three main options for their positions. If you slip the curtain are quite rare – can secure the drawstring around the eaves. In this case, it will allow you to gather the curtain in folds, and lifted above the level of the floor of its front edge.
To tie up the curtain at the center, you need to install it over the hook for tying. After fixing a small overlap on the plot and give the curtain the desired shape. If your curtains are made of a flowing material, if desired, may be mounted at different heights, two or three hooks, respectively, to tie the curtain two or three ties forming from her lush Boothe. The most spectacular, the reception will be in the case of registration of the curtains floor length.
If you want to make the eyeballs at the bottom of the curtains, then to secure it you need to install a holder for it on the side of the window, approximately 1/3 of the entire length of the curtains (taking into account that the starting point you take the floor). If you use a cord with long tassels, the place of securing straps should be positioned above.
Advice 3: How to sew curtains on the window
Windows are considered the "mirror of the soul" of the house, so decorating them should be very carefully. The London, Austrian, Roman curtains, pleated and Venetian blinds - there are many types of curtains, but this division is rather conditional. To decorate the window, use a variety of combinations and invent your own.
The choice of fabrics for curtains variety: crisp drape fabric, velvet, organza, linen. You can sew curtains with a drawstring, a drawstring closure and grommets. The grommets, this is probably one of the best ways to enhance the beauty of the fabric. Will perfectly decorate the window, soft and expressive folds, which are formed with eyelets.
The width of the curtains should be 1:2. Use an even number of eyelets to the left and right edges of the blinds were turned to one side.
First, sew the side sections of the curtains. Sew on a large table so the seam is not moved, hold it with both hands.
The top edge of the curtains fold back three inches and glue it with interlining or special eyelet punching tape that can be purchased in the salon. Distance from center of hole to the top of the curtains should be five centimeters.
Next, calculate the location of the holes under the rest of the eyelets in such a way: the width of the curtain minus six inches (allowances on the hem of the side sections of the curtains) and minus 5x2 (extreme eyelets). What you got divide by the number of eyelets. This way you get the length between the centers of the holes. The optimal distance between the grommets - 18 see
The holes for the grommets, cut the special tool – punch. If you have such a device, contact your Atelier, specializing in the manufacture of curtains. For a small fee there will insert the grommets according to your size. You can hang the curtains on the curtain rod to decorate their beautiful pickups.
Please note - to prevent shrinkage, before the production of curtains soak a cloth or make allowances for shrinkage after the first wash they could be lengthened. The curtains on the grommets is not recommended to wash, since metal grommets can rust. Care for them using a vacuum cleaner with a soft parquet brush. To clean curtains made of thin fabric made of fine muslin case with rubber band with one hand, so that it can be put on the brush and thus to soften the contact between the cloth and brush cleaner. And before you iron, make sure to do a test on a piece of cloth.