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Topic: People who make curtains and blinds! Please may I have your opinion?!  (Read 1114 times)
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« on: April 26, 2007 09:22:23 AM »

When I make curtains and blinds, I usually make them so that when you look at them from the back, there is a border of "right side" fabric, like this:



But a lot of curtain making books suggest just putting right sides of lining and fabric together, and sewing 3 sides, then turning it all right side again, which would make a curtain which, at the edges, looks a bit like this: (I've just smooshed the fabric to show the kind of thing I mean)



So... Which way do you do them? Or do you have a brilliant other way that I don't know about?

Method 2 seems a lot easier than the way I do it, and as I have a lot of curtains to make (we've just moved), I'm tempted, but I just thought I'd see what the wonderful world of craftster said on the subject first!!

TIA!! xxx  Kiss
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« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2007 09:25:17 AM »

I do it with a border  Wink, but the other way does look quicker (less hand sewing!)

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« Reply #2 on: April 26, 2007 09:27:04 AM »

Interesting you would ask this. I'm starting a curtain for my friend's nursery today and I'm going the second easy way. Maybe I'm lazy(well, no maybe about it Smiley), but it's just the way I do it. Your first method does look more professional,, but I'm not patient enough.
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