Start sewing0.5 in (1.3 cm) from the raw edges of the curtain fabric. Use the straight stitch setting on your sewing machine to sew the curtain fabric and lining in place. The stitch should be on the inner edge of the folded area and about 0.5 in (1.3 cm) from the raw edge of the printed curtain fabric.
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How to sew a curtain with printed curtains?
Sew a straight stitch along all 4 folded edges of the fabric. The straight stitch needs to go all the way around the raw edges of the fabric. Turn the fabric when you reach a corner to continue sewing the straight stitch in a continuous line around the edges of the printed curtain fabric. Keep sewing until you are back where you started.
How do you sew a bottom hem to a curtain?
Fold 1 1/2 inches of the bottom edge of the lining fabric and 3 inches of the curtain fabric. Pin and stitch where they overlap to create the curtain’s bottom hem. If the hem seam doesn’t meet the side hem, stitch them together so there isn’t a loose flap.
What tools do you need to sew curtains?
Sewing machine: If you want to sew and do DIY projects on a regular basis investing in a good sewing machine is not a bad idea Sewing tape measures: A must-have tool that ensures perfect curtain measurements Hand sewing needles. To determine the size to cut your fabrics, take the dimensions you want your curtains panel to be.
How do you backstitch a curtain with a sewing machine?
To secure the final stitch of your curtain hem, press down on the reverse lever on the side of your sewing machine. Continue to apply light pressure to the pedal as you hold down the lever. This will reverse the stitch direction. Backstitch about 2 inches (5.1 cm) and then release the lever and sew to the end of the last curtain edge again.