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Topic: Magnetetic Valance?!  (Read 1271 times)
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femmeraven
« on: July 20, 2006 11:32:23 AM »

I have a metal door with a set of windows on it, in my rental house.   The door is great, I love the style, but sometimes, I just don't want so much light pouring in, and well it just doesn't look finished.  The previous tenants had put holes in it to screw in a curtain rod holder, but it just looks tacky, so I decided to make a magnetic valance that would just attach to the door, so I wouldn't have to drill any new holes or try to figure out what kind of hangar they used before.

So anyway, I had some fabric and I just sewed it up around the edges (yes, I know it's not straight, it's the price I pay for not measuring, but I'm ok with it) along the top hem I folded it over and sewed straight along the top, sewed closed one side put in about 5 round magnets, and sewed them each into their own little section.  The final product:

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losingstreak
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2006 12:14:14 PM »

Wow that's a brilliant idea! I never would have thought of that. The window frames in my dorm are metal and something like this would be perfect for them! I'm totally stealing the idea, so thank you.

Yours looks great. Smiley
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And I keep fixing every habit that I break..
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