These are instructions for double-sided curtains. In Part 2, we prepared the edges of the curtain fabric, and we sewed the top and bottom of the curtains before turning them right side out.
I based my pattern on the one here.
Mark a line 1-1/2 inches from the top of the curtain and another line 3 inches from the top of the curtain. Make sure you use disappearing or washable fabric markers.
Pin the curtain ties halfway between the 3 inch line and the bottom of the curtains. Pin them on the same side of the curtain. Have the unfinished edges on the inside of the layered curtain fabric. I put them on the right side of my curtains, with the shorter tie on top.
On the outside (right side of fabric), start at the top and top stitch along the side (close to the edge) until you reach the 1-1/2 line. Sew across the curtain on the 1-1/2 line. When you get to the other side of the curtain, sew along the edge toward the top of the curtain. To review: You’ll be sewing down for 1-1/2 inches, across the fabric on the 1-1/2 inch line, and back up to the top of the curtain.
Next, start at the bottom of the curtain. Sew along the edge from the bottom of the curtain until you get to the line that is 3 inches from the top of the curtain. When you get to the 3 inch line, sew along that line (across the curtain). When you get to the other side, go back along the edge toward the bottom of the curtain. To review: You’ll sew from the bottom of the curtain, along the edge to the 3 inch line, along the 3 inch line, and back along the bottom of the curtain.
If you did this correctly, the side edges will be sewed together, except for a channel between the 1-1/2 and 3 inch lines. This channel will be for your curtain rod. That’s right! You’re done! Make sure you wash off the fabric marker!
The above picture shows how you need to sew very close to the edges (on the sides of the curtain).
The shorter tie goes in front and the longer tie wraps around the back.
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