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    How to Calculate Yardage for Windows, curtains, draperies. If calculating yardage intimidates you (me, too) then go here because you get to think if it in COLORS and not just NUMBERS! Brilliant! (Right-brained people; rejoice !!)

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    DIY Curtain Rod Covers. Fast and easy way to make a room just a little more classy.

    Use curtains to frame the bed

    20 Budget-Friendly No-Sew DIY Curtains Ideas. small window treatments, putting fabric high above window gives illusion that room and window is larger. I would use really thick or double the fabric to better block out light

    How to hang draperies like a pro. For those of you who aren't familiar with this simple trick used by the pros...what a difference it can make in the appearance of your draperies.

    Great tutorial on how to make curtains! (Could come in VERY useful in the new house! Lots of windows needing coverings!!)

    Drapery Details, at the Top! Pleats, trim embellishments, banding embellishments, header styles... Many techniques can be applied to dress up the top of a drapery panel. Here are some examples. Let's look at pleat styles.....

    Sew your own blackout-lined back-tab curtains. Easy, straightforward step-by-step instructions!

    DIY Stenciled Curtain Panels and Drapes - DIY Home Decor for Cheap - Trendy Decorating - Rani Paisley Indian Damask Stencils by Royal Design Studio

    Want to put curtains over a door? Look no further! These rods allow you to swing open the curtains! Let the sun shine in, or even bask in the shade with the Ball Swing curtain rod. This horizontal rod swings open and closed, putting you in control of room brightness.Diameter: 1/2"; length: 20-36"Metal rod; cast metal finial

    hang curtains from the ceiling. avoid measuring and makes ceilings look really high Why have I not thought of this!!!

    How to DIY curtains

    DIY Ombre Curtains (using Rit powdered dye) - So easy and looks amazing.

    Yardage Charts for EVERYTHING

    easy and inexpensive way to help curtains drape perfectly. put marbles & pipe cleaner from the dollar store in the seam and stitched it back up (small incision obviously) -- the marbles weight the curtain down just enough, the pipe clean -- when molded to your preference -- creates the perfect folded crease.

    Curtain sewing tutorial

    DIY window covers that work like blinds! would be cute in laundry room