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Instead of using the old mini blind slats, hand sew small plastic rings to the places where the slats above have their holes. Thread the mini-blind string through the rings and tie at the bottom ring. OR glue/sew pockets using add'l liner fabric to hide slats. See PureOfFaith.blogspot.com in favorites.