Kitchen shade

Project Description

What are you most proud of? The folds came out perfect and the scallops on the bottom were a last minute decision which added a great subtle detail. What advice would you give someone starting this project? Know your fabric and triple measure everything! Remember that you lose length every time you sew a pleat.

What you will need

  • Heavy cotton fashion fabric
  • silk lining
  • cording with tape
  • tassels
  • eye hooks
  • plastic rings (3/4")
  • 1" x 2" x window width wood
  • staples or nails. cotton twine

Q&A with SuzanneA

taikotea asked:
How did you decide the measurements for the slats/dowels so the casings would be snug but not too tight? And how did you decide what spacings between the slats/dowels would be so the drawn up shade didn't have too many folds or too big folds?
SuzanneA answered: