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Thread: Help with curtains

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    Super Member madamekelly's Avatar
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    How about using my solution to lace curtains that were not wide enough? I took some upholstery fabric that I washed first, and made outer side panels to hang on either side. It gives you a faux-look of lace under drapes. I like
    the look so much that when I purchased sheers for my bedroom, I bought six panels of eggshell color for the center and a dark blue for each end. The whole thing hangs from just one rod. (If you carefully unstitch the edge if the white color you already have, you can connect them pretty easy. I decided not to attach mine.)
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    Super Member mike'sgirl's Avatar
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    May 2012
    I was thinking a vertical strip on the inside edge of each panel. I h ave a friend that did this to her drapes and it looks very nice.

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    Super Member verna2197's Avatar
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    Feb 2011
    Cumberland Plateau Tennessee
    Think I am going to take the curtains apart, dye them navy blue then figure out where to put the floral. Like the ideal of putting a strip on it.
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    Super Member southernmema's Avatar
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    Feb 2011
    Central Georgia
    I would make valances - simple with rod pockets - and matching tie backs. I probably would add some matching blue trim about two inches or so from the bottom of the valances for embellishment. Anyway...have fun.

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    Power Poster solstice3's Avatar
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    Aug 2011
    Citrus County, Florida
    How about a valance?

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