independent sewing curtains


  • We sew curtains correctly: where to start?
  • Curtains with his hand for different rooms
  • We sew roman shades with his hands

Any woman nice if her house nice and cozy. This also applies to the windows. Properly selected curtains can decorate a room or spoil. In the shops there is a wide range of curtains - long and short, with a variety of designs, colors, patterns, and so on. D.

Optionally, buy them, and you can sew curtains by hand.

First, determine to what room they will sew. The curtains in the room would be different, for example, from the kitchen curtains. Today we'll show you how to sew curtains yourself.
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We sew curtains correctly: where to start?

  1. Any sewing starts with the right of the measurements. To do this, measure the width and height of the future curtains and rovnenko cut the edges aligned. If measurements are a little different, further unevenness can spoil the whole picture.
  2. The edges of the curtains treat piping, or role in the hem seam. Decide for yourself which way you prefer.
  3. To sew curtains with his hands, only to have a good sewing machine is not enough. It requires some skill to do the job. To handle role-edge seams does not require much effort. But the edge "to hem" or bias binding to perform, with no experience, difficult. If you've never had to sew curtains with complex elements, start with simple models of the pattern.
  4. Do not forget to adjust your machine for sewing. Pick the appropriate width and thickness of the needle and thread. Properly adjust the tension of the thread with your hands and pressure of the machine foot on the fabric.

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Curtains with his hand for different rooms

  • Living room

It will be an ornament curtain pelmets. They give the curtains a finished look, hiding the cornice.

Pelmets are of three types:

  • Hard - a strip of cloth that a special reinforced material;
  • Soft - elements with the assembly, which form a beautiful shape;
  • Combination - combining draped elements.

The living room is basically sew curtains with tassels and has picked up. Brushes emphasize the luxury creations created by own hands. Picked up, in turn, keep the curtains on the sides. Thanks to them, fixed drapery.

  • Kitchen

Nowadays, this is the smallest room of the apartment or house. So before you sew curtains, you need to think about how to use them to visually increase the room space. A good option would be major figures in the not so bright fabric. Hang on a window transparent curtains without large decorations, you can grab them on the sides by thin ribbons by hand.

  • Bedroom

It is a place of rest, so from the bright colors and heavy should be abandoned. Fabric choose the color of the interior, better than pastel shades. Sew curtains for the best bedchamber floor length, made of thick material that does not miss the sunlight.

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We sew roman shades with his hands

This type of curtains is considered one of the most popular to date. He is very strict, but elegant.

What you need to make your hand curtains of this type:

  1. The dense fabric. It is because of her make beautiful curtains. Although sometimes girls become easy and transparent matter.
  2. The canvas for the lining.
  3. Pencil or soap line for drawing samples.
  4. Duct tape.
  5. Wooden round pins with a diameter of 5 mm and a wooden rake and 2, 5 to 3.
  6. Plastic rings (1, 2 kuliske).
  7. Sewing kit.
  8. Cord nylon.

Curtains with their hands:

  1. Pattern. It begins with a lining part. Draw a horizontal line on it, retreating 30 cm from the edge. Then from this line depart by 5 cm and make a mark for kuliske.
  2. We produce longitudinal sections on the hem lining 3 cm wide. Otutyuzhte it. Then turn lining wrong side inward and shear line kulisok bottom with the top lines.
  3. Stitched seam on a typewriter in the places that have been chipped pins. Fold lengthwise slices 5 cm hem otutyuzhte. Cleave the wrong side of the material in the center and Stitch seam seams kulisok.
  4. It's time to processing the upper edge. Fold it into 3 cm, funny tape using slipki. Then sew the top edge and make a secret spot.
  5. We make the work with their own hands with a longitudinal edge of the backing blind stitch. To do this, cut the lining 10 cm from the bottom, performed a double hem to 5 cm and otutyuzhivaem it.
  6. We proceed to working with wood. Will cut the probe length is less than the rumen. Insert it into the hole and kuliske and patched.
  7. Saw off the bar of wood that it was shorter than the width of curtains 2 cm. We put it in the same way as a pin.
  8. We step back from the edge of 10 cm. The nylon cord divide in half. One end is inserted through a series of rings, bind to the last ring. The same process is performed and the second half of the cord.

Tailoring Roman curtains with their hands over such original curtains will look in the living room, make it richer.

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 Beautiful Japanese curtains


  • What we need to do?
  • Making the Japanese curtains with his hands

Japanese culture - one of the most ancient and mysterious. All items of Japanese culture, in varying degrees, as if shrouded in mystery, a mystery and always have a philosophical subtext. Today it is very fashionable to carry a Japanese style in modern interior design. What is different from the traditional Japanese style European? Above all, this brevity, simplicity and elegance at the same time.

One of the areas is very fashionable decoration window openings Japanese curtains.

They are also called Japanese screens or panels. It is the perfect solution for spacious rooms with large windows "on the floor". What is the Japanese curtains? Perfectly smooth fabric cloth of various colors and textures, which are mounted on a special multi-level ledges, like vertical blinds. It should be noted that these curtains - not cheap, but still a good chance that the curtains that you buy in the store, will be "as Masha." Therefore, we suggest that you create Japanese curtains with his hands.

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What we need to do?

  • Roulette. Measure the window opening width and length. Based on the width and length Calculate the amount of fabric you will need, given that the panel should go a little one after another. The standard for Japanese panels is 60 cm wide, but you can change it on your own. For example, if the width of the window opening of 2 m 80 cm, then you can use the 5 panels of 60 cm. The amount will 3m, of which 2 m 80 cm - width of the window, and 20 cm provide docked one canvas after another.
  • Special cornice. It can be purchased at any hardware store. Eaves for Japanese curtains have several rows, typically from 2 to 5. Curtain on such ledges move right and left and can have different controlling mechanism. You can control each blade individually or in groups of paintings simultaneously. There are also computer-controlled cornices. This means that you can control your curtains by pressing the buttons on the remote. Such moldings are very comfortable, but it's worth noting that they are quite expensive and the drive will be some act of the cornice, which is not very aesthetically pleasing. More moldings are made of different materials. They can be light plastic and metal. The metal is usually designed for multi-level design, the heavier weight.

Selection of fabrics and textures

  • Directly cloth. It can be any, it all depends on your personal preferences. It's worth noting that the traditional Japanese curtains are made from natural materials such as linen, cotton or silk. However, you can choose any you liked the fabric colors and textures, or a combination thereof. Appropriate to be transparent and light fabrics, thick and heavy, and even bamboo fabric or rice, Japanese straw and so. D.
  • Special Velcro curtain. They can be purchased at any store specializing in the design window. The fact that the style of Japanese curtains abhors accessories such as loops, rings and other things. Japanese curtains are fastened directly to the eaves by means of Velcro.
  • Weighting. Sold in the same place and Velcro at resemble fishing weights and serve to your curtains kept perfectly straight shape.

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Making the Japanese curtains with his hands

First of all, we recommend choosing the fabric roll width is 60 cm. This will save you from processing the side parts of your curtains. Otrez Measure the length and process the edges. Bottom Drawstring processed, and the top - osnorovyvaetsya. Conveniently osnorovku produce several paintings simultaneously. After that, the curtains should be well-ironed, they must be perfectly smooth. Bottom mount weighting.

Next, sew the Velcro. To start otutyuzhte Velcro shrink. Then lay out on the table face up, attach Velcro to the edge, secure with pins and stitched on the machine. Then wrap the Velcro on the wrong side, and lay the machine seam on the front side of the product. That's all, you have made the Japanese curtains with his hands.

It remains to hang your curtains on the window. Cornices are ceiling and wall. Before installation, you should determine whether your will not interfere with the ledge to open and close the window, clinging to the handle of the window and touch the battery. Length equal to the width of the cornice of the window plus a 30-40 cm. You will need a ruler and level. Draw a level horizontal line on the place where you will have a ledge. Using the screwdriver, screws and wall plugs, attach the brackets. Ensure that the brackets are arranged symmetrically with respect to the window. Usually I use two brackets, but if your curtains were very heavy, it is best to install a couple of extra. Then fix the cornice on brackets and align it against the window. Done.

On the ledge is already tough side Velcro. Attach them to your curtains and enjoy your own greatness - you did it.

 Japanese style in window design