Curtain. Wednesday , June 28th , 2017 - 11:14:45 AM
The material you select for your window curtains will depend upon the upholstery of your furniture and the color of the walls. You also need to decide whether you want a thick material to block out sunlight or a lighter material that will let sunlight filter through. If you want to your curtain to be made of silk, make sure that you line it with cotton and interline it with flannel. If you don't do this, the sunlight will fade your silk and you will have to keep replacing your curtains often.
While sewing your curtains make sure that they are not too long-they should just clear the ground. Although long, flowing curtains are beautiful to look at, the extra length will pick up dust and will need cleaning often. Fabrics differ so be sure to check if your choice drapes well. Hold it up against light to be sure the weight doesn't distort the fabric. If you are picking up a curtain with either printed or woven patterns on it, take care while sewing. These patterns will be repeated at regular intervals and you must start your hem at the same place for every cut. While buying material for your window curtains you will usually have two widths to choose from: 54 inches and between 110 and 118 inches wide. The latter is used if you decide not to line your fabric and don't want your curtains to have seams.
Blinds are commonly found in businesses and most commercial based properties. Blinds are known to look a little more professional and lower maintenance compared to curtains. Curtains can often be a lot of money, whereas blinds tend to be more affordable, which won't have the same royal appearance as curtains, but are completely customisable like curtains. Blinds can add the same décor affect to your home, but your window treatments will no longer be the focal point, rather than subtly blends into your home. Available in a host of different colours, shapes, materials and styles, it is important to get the right choice for your window blinds.
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