How To Make Your Own Drapery/Curtain Trim (Plus, My New Sitting Room Curtains – Finished!)
My new sitting room curtains are finished and hung, and while I thought this was going to be a quick and easy project (ready-made trim, no drapery lining needed, etc.), it wound up being quite an involved project. But I learned something very valuable for the future. I learned a somewhat involved but still pretty simple method that can be used to turn any wide decorative ribbon or any fabric into a trim that can be used on drapery or curtains. But first, here’s a look at how my curtains turned out… The fabric is a velvet that I had purchased for an upholstery project that I had planned for the music room, but then I ended up purchasing a new settee and no longer needed this fabric. The trim is some that I bought years ago for some living room draperies, but then I changed my mind on that as wel. So last week (or maybe the week before…I’ve lost track), I dyed the trim so that it was less peachy pink and more orange. Well, after it was dyed and rinsed, I stuck the trim in the dryer. That was a big mistake, because it ruined the interfacing […]
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