Sew down one side of the window valance to the first 1 1/2 inch mark using a 1/2-inch seam allowance. Skip the next 1 1/2 inches for your curtain rod and continue to sew the rest of the way to the bottom of the valance. Sew across the bottom and up the other side,stopping at the rod pocket.
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How do you attach a valance to a curtain?
Press, pin and sew a 1-inch seam around the entire rectangular piece of material for your valances or tiers. Fold, press and pin 4 inches of the top of the valence or tier curtain down-folding it on the wrong side of the curtain (the side you will not display). It should look like a 4-inch long ribbon across the top of the curtain.
How do you sew a valance on a sewing machine?
Sew about 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) from the bottom of the fold and sew all the way across the bottom of the fold so that the outer edges of the valance will be secured as well. Trim away any excess threads. To complete your valance, remove it from the sewing machine and trim away any excess threads.
How to sew window valances and swags and tier curtains?
How to Sew Window Valances, Swags Tier Curtains. 1 Step 1. Measure your window width and add 2 inches for the seam allowances. Add 6 inches for every 2 feet of window length for light to moderate … 2 Step 2. 3 Step 3. 4 Step 4. 5 Step 5. More items
How do you measure for window valances?
Measure your window width and add 2 inches for the seam allowances. Add 6 inches for every 2 feet of window length for light to moderate fullness. Add more inches if you desire very full valances or tiers. Measure the exact length that you desire your valance or tier curtain to be from the rod down. Add 2 inches for the seam allowance.