Sew the two pieces right sides together, leaving a hole to turn the fabric, then clip into the corners of the scallops. Turn the valanceright sides out and press, pressing the raw edges from the hole for turning to the inside. Fold the top over 2?to the wrong side and stitch along the long side, leaving the short sides ope to insert the rod.
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How do you make a scalloped valance with curtain rods?
Though it’s possible to make a scalloped valance from a single layer of fabric, a lined curtain has more body and crisper scallops. Hang the curtain rod on its bracket. Measure the length of the rod plus the two side returns that connect the bracket to the rod.
How do you hang a scalloped window valance?
Hang the curtain rod on its bracket. Measure the length of the rod plus the two side returns that connect the bracket to the rod. If you want gathers in the scalloped window valance, add up to half of the length to that amount to allow for the gathers and the seams.
What is a valance for curtains?
A valance is a short curtain that you can hang alone to cover part of a window, or hang over another piece of drapery or blinds as an accent. You can easily sew your own valance with some basic sewing materials and a little sewing knowledge. You will also need a sewing machine to sew a valance.
How do you make scalloped curtains with newspaper?
Piece kraft paper or newspaper together with tape to the length and width of the valance to use as a pattern. Plan your scalloped edges so that you have an odd number of them to give the curtain a balanced appearance. Use round objects, such as canned goods, as your guide as you trace a scalloped pattern onto the paper.