Category Archives: Home Décor

Faux Marbled Glass Vase

  Marbled glass, whether fashioned in a fine art vase or in small marbles, will always capture fascinated eyes! Marbled glass is one of the most expensive glass collectibles on the market. Its luminescence and elegance are unmistakable, so it’s
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How to Line Curtains

Lining Curtains Linings add body and weight to curtains to help them hang better. A lining also adds opaqueness, prevents fading and sun damage to curtain fabric, and provides some insulation. Curtains may be lined the traditional way or lined
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Estimating Curtain Material Yardage

Because fabric widths vary, yardage cannot be figured until the fabric has been selected. After you have taken the necessary measurements and determined the finished size of the curtain, shade or drapery, you must add to the length and width
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Shower Curtain

A shower curtain is one of the simplest curtains to sew. Valances and tiebacks can be used with the standard shower curtain. Because of its size, the shower curtain is a good place to use bold colors and prints. The
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Pattern to Sew a Fabric Dish

The following instructions are for an 8″ X 8″ dish – See Create Your Own Size Fabric Dish or Dish Insulator for creating other sizes Materials Two Pieces of fabric (approximately ½ yard each) One fabric being lightly quilted adds
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How to Sew a Fabric Bowl

Here’s what you’ll need to get started: *50 feet of 1/4-inch- to 3/8-inch-diameter cotton clothesline. This is available at big box chains and hardware stores—just make sure it seems soft enough for a needle to pierce. * Several strips of
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Fabric-Wrapped Headboard

One of the easiest ways to add softness and romance to a bedroom is to cover a headboard with fabric. The bed is usually the focal point in a bedroom, so adding extra softness by padding it with fabric brings
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Balloon Valance

Making Balloon Valance For this valance the measurement for the window I am using is 40” wide To make the balloon valance the first measurement you will need in the fabric is the length, for that I will measure a
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How to Make a Shirred Pole Cover

How to Sew a Continental or Cornice Rod Casing with a Heading 1) Measure window after rod has been installed to determine total length. Add 151/2′ (39.3 cm): 5/12′ (14 cm) for the casing and seam allowance, 8″ (20.5 cm)
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How to Sew a Casing with a Heading

How to Sew a Casing with a Heading 1) Determine casing depth by loosely pinning a curtain fabric strip around the rod. Remove rod and measure the distance from the top of the strip to the pin. Add 1/2″ (1.3
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