This sewing tutorial shows you how to make easy curtains. The curtains are very straightforward, and easy to make, featuring a loop at the top for your curtain rod with hemmed sides and bottom. So easy you could whip them up in an afternoon. Check out my other Sewing Patterns or How-Tos.
- Notions: Scissors, thread, pin, needle, measuring tape
- Tools: sewing machine
To determine how much fabric you need, you’ll need to know your window size. You want your curtains to be a little wider than your window so that you get a minimal ruffling effect. So to determine the desired outcome of your curtains, add a few inches to your window size. Once you have that number, then you can calculate how much fabric you need using these guidelines:
Length: Add 6″
Width: Add 1.5″