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The major role played by the choice of fabric for curtains (Wikimedia Commons)

To create comfort in the apartment it is important that you design the interior. You can uvesit wall pictures, put on a bright sofa cushions or draw on the ceiling of stars.

But your room is completely transformed, if youhang the curtains on the windows, made with his own hands, the more so that the windows are usually occupy a large part of the walls, and their design often plays a decisive role in the appearance of your home.

You will need

  • Fabric, thread, needles, scissors, sewing machine, rings or clips for fastening the curtains on the ledge.



First, you need to choose the design of curtains. In bookstores sold a lot of literature on this subject and on the internet you will find descriptions and photos of a wide variety of models, including a detailed description for the manufacture of curtains.


After choosing the design is necessary to measure the window,to know how much fabric you will need. Decide in advance whether you have curtains double or single, whether you want to lay the fabric folds or not (presence of wrinkles means that you require the fabric 2-3 times longer than the eaves). It is best to lay on the matter with a stock purchase. From excess tissue can make any additional decoration (pelmet, SMAD, curtain pickup, etc.), which will be in harmony with the curtains.


An important role is played by the color of curtains. If you want the room was cozy, it is better to buy curtains of warm colors. If you sew curtains for the nursery, you can choose the fabric with appropriate drawings. Think in advance how easy or difficult it will be to erase them. Do not choose fabric that strongly painted (in a short time, it may lose color and brightness will look faded cloth) or may take much (otherwise you may get after the first wash curtains instead of short and deformed curtains). Do not forget to pick up a thread in the fabric color.


If you do not have sewing experience, firsttry your hand at a cheap fabric scraps. Proceed in accordance with the saying "measure twice, cut once" and carefully follow all instructions if you sew under any leadership. However, if you already have some experience in the clothing business, you can fully express their imagination and come up with their own design curtains.

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