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Sew Your Own Curtains And Window Treatments

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Sewing curtains and window treatments is an economical way to cover your windows and a great way yo learn basic sewing techniques. Measuring, pressing and straight sewing is the basis for almost all curtains and drapes.

1. Sew a Basic Curtain Panel

Sew Straight Curtains
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Straight curtains do the job of covering a window and providing privacy. Learn how to sew them here.

2. Sew Simple Custom Curtains

Sew Custom Curtains
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Learn how to measure and calculate to sew a custom curtain for any size window with the direction provided here.

3. Double Ended Door Window Curtain

Door Window
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Learn to calculate your needs to sew a window covering for a door window that won't fly around and get stuck in the door.

4. Sew a Valance with a Scalloped Edge

Scalloped Curtain Valance
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Sometimes a straight edge just doesn't "pop" but with a bit more design detail it adds the perfect home decor details. You'll find full details to learn how to sew a valance with a scalloped edge here.

5. Bed Linens Decorate the Bathroom

Bed Linens Decorate the Bathroom
Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to About.com
Have you ever had a set of bedding that you just couldn't part with? I had a set my grandmother had given me many years ago. See how I put them to use in the bathroom!

6. How To Sew Expensive Looking Professional Lined Drapes In A Day

Lined Drapes In A Day
Jennifer Thoden, Licensed to About.com
Jennifer Thoden shares how she makes lined drapes in a day in this article.
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