Fortunately, you may be the only one on your street that knows how to use a sewing machine, and your curtain project is only going to take a day or two to finish. The biggest hurdle you have to have overcome is choosing your curtain fabric, and hardware for hanging your cloth masterpieces. The only variable that will dictate what selection is made in your financial situation. Your choice needs to encompass the ranging theme of colors for the particular room, and density of the fabric depending how much light you want to come through, even when the curtain panels are drawn.
Blackout curtains are usually made of extra heavy dark cloth or canvas type material, with a panel that this is white but extra dense to stop the light from penetrating through the covering. Black velvet curtains properly constructed make a great addition to a home theater room, and will let you enjoy watching a movie with your family during day light hours. A faux velvet or velour can be used to save money and unless they are touched no one will be able to tell they are not the genuine article.
Curtain colors are only limited by the imagination and one’s ability to integrate different fabrics to create those unique and tasteful one off creations that will have interior designers on DIY and HGTV drooling over. By matching floor, furniture and wall treatment shades to your window treatments, you will create a job dropping, astonishing setting usually only the professional consultants can pull off with success. This is where a taking an online course about interior colors would come in handy if you have some difficulty in this area of expertise. The local community college may have an evening class you can attend, and they are usually very affordable.
During the design process of making curtains, you should also research the curtain hardware you will be using to install your drapery. You will have to make modifications for curtain hooks, or curtain rods to make a seamless attachment to your window area. Make sure that the hardware is sturdy enough to hold everything in place, or you could come home to a bare window, and the family pet making a bed out of your masterpiece. To find the necessary curtain support supplies, just do a quick search online to find the hardware pieces you will need to successfully install the custom drapery.