Times change, fashion changes, styles change. However, the desire of a woman to create coziness in her own home remains unchanged. And whatever the modern ladies say about the lack of time or money, practice shows that everything is in our hands. In the literal sense of the word! Here, for example, you wanted to change clothes for the window of your very grand room. Naturally, the first thing that comes to your mind is to buy ready-made curtains. But after all ready-made stitched sets do not always approach the interior of your living room, and often can not boast of quality. Then we are visited by another thought - to order curtains in a specialized studio and to use the services of a designer. We frantically search for the right company, happily go there, enthusiastically examine the catalogs of curtains and fascinated listen to that very designer. And in the end what? As a result, we are losing the gift of speech from the sounded cost of this window show off and offended by the injustice of the laws of the market we return home. And then in our head quietly quiet, soft step of the thievish cat creeps in the seditious thought: "And do not sew blinds for the hall with their own hands?". This idea takes over our consciousness so much that we think day and night only about how quickly and cleverly we brew such curtains as we want. And then it turns out that we can not figure out all these patterns, patterns, templates and other meanings! And what should I do? There is a way out, because there are eyelets to help us. So, dear ladies, we will sew with our own hands extraordinarily stylish, fashionable, spectacular and very simple in the design of curtains on the eyelets. Believe me, such curtains will be a worthy decoration of the interior of your room.
Fabric and tools
For sewing curtains on the eyelets you can usealmost any curtain fabric and tulle. So you just have to decide on your own desires and tastes. The only condition that you must comply with is the sufficient size of the fabric cut for sewing curtains. To curtains sewn with their own hands, looked beautiful on windows, it is necessary that the width of the straightened fabric was twice the width of the curtain, gathered in the folds. That is, for one meter (width) of the finished draped curtains, you need to buy two meters of curtain fabric. In addition, you will need eyelets and an eye shade. The number of eyelets must also be calculated from the width of the expanded curtain. We will place them along its upper edge at a distance of ten to fifteen centimeters from each other. The deeper you want to get the folds on the curtains, the fewer eyelets you will need. The length of the ribbon and determine the width of the curtain, which should be about twenty centimeters greater than the lavatory ribbon. We will also need tailor's scissors and meter, iron, pliers or press-puncher, tracing paper, pencil or chalk and, of course, a sewing machine and thread. And also it would be nice to get more and clips for the cornices. By the way, when buying eyelets, pay attention to their diameter. It is important that they slide easily over the cornice tube, which means that the eyelets from the inside should be several millimeters larger than the diameter of the pipe. Still need to choose eyelets that will fit well with the fabric. If you sew curtains for a hall from a heavy curtain fabric, then buy special rings that can easily hold its weight. By the way, for this case you will need the cornice clips.
Pattern and sewing curtains
Make your own pattern for curtains witheyelets very easily. To do this, you do not need additional patterns and especially complex calculations. Cut out a rectangular canvas, the width of which should be twice the width of the curtain in the drapery. If you want meter-long curtains on the eyelets, then you cut out a two-meter canvas plus twenty centimeters to the hem. The height of the curtains measured from the eaves to the floor, plus five to ten centimeters on top and about twenty or twenty-five centimeters from the bottom. To crease the curtains were smoother, and the straps held tight, let the top of the curtains lining. Do not forget that the top and bottom of the fabric will have to be tucked, so consider the stock of fabric along the length for allowances for seams. Now you need to process the side seams of both curtains and curtains. At the top of the curtains, draw a horizontal line with a pencil or a shallow chalk, retreating from the edge two or three centimeters. A lining tape will be laid along this line. Marked allowance bend and iron properly. Measure out the desired length of the livery tape (the width of the canvas is minus ten centimeters). Attach the tape from the underside of the canvas, moving away from the top edge and from the sides by five centimeters. On the sides, twist the fabric twice, disguising the tape. Select the desired number of eyelets, calculating it according to the depth of the folds. This is perhaps the most difficult and most responsible moment. First, the number of eyelets must be necessarily even. Secondly, they should be located at an equal distance from each other (ten to fifteen centimeters). After calculating the number of eyelets, mark their location on the blind with a shallow or pencil. Next, unfold the eyelets on the marks and circle them from the inside of the ring. Cut the fabric inside the circled circles, making holes of a slightly smaller diameter. Now you can insert the eyelets themselves. Insert the eyelets into the holes on the front side of the curtains, filling the fabric under them. Note that both eyelets must snap shut. If you can not do it yourself, then use pliers. In order not to damage the eyelets, place pieces of cloth under the pliers. But it's even better to use a press puncher. The curtains are almost ready! It remains to process their lower edges. To the bottom edge of the curtain does not warp, it is necessary to make a beautiful double hem. To do this, first press the entire bend and unfold it. Now fold it in half (half the length of the fold) and smooth the fold again. Beat him with pins, or sweep, bend the fabric over the first ironed fold and stitch it on the machine with a secret or straight seam. Take out pins or a thread. Now our curtains for the hall, sewn by our own hands, are ready finally! We string the eyelets on the cornice, straighten the folds and admire our creation! You will see that the sewn blinds look quite dignified. Is not that what we wanted? The advantages of curtains on the eyelets for the hall are undeniable. You were able to choose this kind of fabric for the curtains you wanted. You sewed curtains for the hall with your own hands in a very short time. You did not pay for the services of third-party designers and masters. You got really fashionable and stylish curtains. The only thing that can upset you is the tangible costs of acquiring the eyelets themselves. But in any case, curtains sewn by yourself, cost you cheaper custom. The goal is achieved! We advise you to read: