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How to make shabby chic curtains

How to make shabby chic curtains

Shabby chic curtains are in style and their popularity is growing by the day. It has been around since the eighties. It came into existence as people wanted to recapture the romantic past as well as to capture the elegance. They also increase the cozy atmosphere of the room and make the room more comfortable.

In order to make shabby chic curtains, vintage items need to be combined with other items. There are specific colors which help to give the country house look. These are normally light blue and earthy colors like yellow, green and red. These are combined with off-white as well as with cream colors to complete the look.

Method of making shabby chic curtains

In order to make shabby chic curtains one should pick out a number of thrifted sheets as well as curtains and cut them out with similar widths. Then they need to be sewn into long rows. These rows then need to be sewn into panels. In order to increase the durability of the curtains, one can zigzag over the long seams and then hem the sides as well as the bottom. Incase one has vintage sheets which are the same width as the window, then it can be used as the top rows on the panels and can be used for the rod pockets as well.

Incase one likes the sunlight streaming through the curtains, these curtains should be left as they are. If one likes curtains which do not allow light to come through, they should be lined with either white or off-white material.