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Curtains & Drapes: June 2010

Saturday, June 26, 2010

How to make curtains baby curtains

Curtains are used in baby rooms to keep light out and for decorative touch. These curtains are simply open and close sliding rod. There are varieties of curtain rods are available with simple curtain rob in stores. Install curtains few inches above the window and bit wider than window to cover full window. Measure from to top to bottom of the curtain rod to few inches. Make sure on how much fabrics needed on curtains and it should be wide as the window. According to room environment you should pick the colors of the curtains.

Cut the curtain according to the size of window, using a double fold to encase the raw edges cut the sides and top of each. Fold the top side of curtain to wrong side for casing, casing must be wide as rod add 1 inch extra to make a ruffle at the top. So finally insert the cloth to the rod.

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How to make curtains thermal lined curtains

To keep room temperature consistent and to seal off our windows we use thermal curtains. It reduce the room temperature during summer and makes room to stay cooler. In winter to stay out from winds and keeping room more comfortable we use thermal curtains. We normally use this type of lined curtains with a special fabric which seals off window and makes the room temperature to remain with more consistent. For thermal curtains there are large variety according to our need.

With a rubbery texture some are very thick, durable and washable. For insulation there are different fabrics available, we can choose heavy or light materials depending on our need. Large number of colors available, to reduce the layering effect of thermal drapes. Normal thermal curtains are made with lightweight fabric, this curtains are simple to make. First measure height and weight of window, cut the material according to size of window. make holes in curtains and install the curtain rod.

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How to make curtains rod pocket curtains

Rod pocket curtains is clean and uncluttered for windows. Cafe and fast food normally have this decorated rod pocket curtains. For making rod pocket curtains all we need is fabric and thread. Before cutting fabrics we should preshrink, in case if you plan to dry clean no per-treatment is needed. Measure the window inside and outside mounted curtains. For cut fabric width use twice the window with measurement as a multiplier to allow sufficient fullness and generous folds.

Once you determine the cut panel size, make sure how many yardage needed to make those sizes. Trim both the fabric selvages to avoid puckering while stitching width together. For making the curtains panels press both side of panel to twice wrong side and repeat the same in lower edge. Insert the curtain rod in to the casing and hang the curtains to hang panels equally. So this are the steps to make rod pocket curtains.

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How to make curtains purple curtains

When choosing clothes, cars and other home appliances people have confusion on selecting the correct color, infact most of them choose purple color which has stunning look and attraction. For home decoration we use purple color for its great advantages and more comfortable for usage. Purple color suites with any type living space. Especially we use this for window curtains to reflect against sunlight. Sometimes when we take rest in real alone time it will create reclusive feel among us to reduce the stress. It happens mainly due to block of light and become cool down inside house, especially during summer season.

We should not use this everyplace in our house, we can use it in the places where it looks classy and place which receives more sunlight light. Purple curtains are available in improvement centers or online. You an choose online shopping to save your time and money. There are thousands of designs available in purple curtains for online shopping.

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