How to Make Curtains | Home Makeover Tutorial
Project 2 – How to Make Curtains
You’ve mastered the no-sew curtain, you’ve mastered the pillow, (if you’re following along in our free home decorating course) which leaves us to our next stop: How to Sew Curtains!
Sewing curtains is one of the easiest things ever. It’s just a matter of sewing in a straight line on the correct size. To be quite honest, the most complicated part is figuring out how much fabric to cut for your curtains, which we went over in (this tutorial here). Once you’ve got your fabric all ready to go, follow along with the video for this easy curtain making tutorial!
For this project you will need
- Curtain Fabric
- Basic Sewing Essentials
- Follow along as we measure the fabric, and hem it to prepare for the sewing process
Need to know how much fabric to get? Refer back to this lesson for the quick solution.
Part 1 – How to Make Curtains
Gather supplies, and prepare your fabric.
Part 2 – How to Make Curtains
Sew up the sides with a top stitch. This video shows you the best practices for sewing straight, and how to know what color thread to use.
Part 3 – How to Make Curtains
The sides were sewn first, this aids in a clean finished look when it comes to finishing the top and bottom of the curtain. Follow along in this video to finish off your curtain with the rod pocket, for a simple curtain panel that will hang nicely in any home.
If you are having sewing machine issues, or need help navigating the sewing machine, please check out our how to sew tutorial here. Part of our dressmaking series.
Now that you know how to sew curtains, there are so many more variations of curtains you can make! We’ll show you some more in the following lessons. Stick with us, and thanks for watching! There are more great tutorials in our How to Make Curtains Series coming your way, just hit next or go back to the Table of Contents by clicking the links below!
This is Project 2 of our How to Make Curtains Online Course. It’s part of our free Home Makeover Tutorials package! We want you to be able to fill your homes with amazing handmade diy crafts that you know how to sew yourselves! Our hope is that these sewing patterns and ideas inspire you to redecorate your living space and ultimately create your dream home! Imagine a personalized stylish home decorated exactly to your liking. Come home happy and enjoy the accomplished feeling of “I made this.” Here at DIY Projects we love inspiring dreams, and encouraging craftiness in all aspects of life. Be sure to subscribe to our social medias to stay connected on all things made by hand! Join us on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and Twitter.