Today we offer you one of the simpleways on how to make Roman shades with his hands. Why is this way easier than others? It is in this guide mechanism is used to raise the curtains from old shutters. These Roman shades can be used in any room in your home - they are universal, simple and concise.
How to Make Roman Shades: Step by Step
You will need:
- old shutters
- fabric for curtains
- adhesive fabric
- sewing machine
Step 1: Measure the width of the window frame and measure the size of a piece of fabric required. Add 2 cm on each side. Wrap the edges of the curtains and prostrochite them. Smooth out the edges of the iron.
Step 2. Now we need to do remake of blinds to suit our requirements - remove all horizontal crossbar, leaving a ledge and two ropes intact. Since the mechanisms of different types of blinds are different, the details of the procedures will be left to your discretion. The main thing that in the end you have 5-6 transverse strips and cornice with attached to it on the edges of thread. If you do not have old shutters unnecessary to create a frame, you can use a wooden plank (eaves), wooden beams (thin wooden tubes, which can be purchased at building supermarkets) and two ropes.
Step 3. In this step, you need to decide how many folds (or stages) you want to see in the Roman blinds. In our example, the folds are formed with an indent in each 15 cm tissue. Measure the height of the curtains and check the distance, which will be located horizontal crossbar. Next, apply glue to the fabric on the crossbar of the shutters and glue it on the marked area on the curtain. Repeat with all the beams.
Step 4: Pull the rope through the hole on the crossbar. When this stage is complete, pull the rope through the hole in the eaves and fix it as it was originally on the blinds - just as the lifting mechanism will work properly!
That's all! It remains only to hang roman shades of ledge to a window frame or to the ceiling - and your curtains are ready.
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