How do you make curtains for beginners?

How can I cover my windows cheaply?

21 Creative Ways to Dress Up Your Windows On a Budget

  1. Decorate Windows With Zebra Striped Cornices. …
  2. Create Bamboo Roman Shades. …
  3. Add Fabric to Drop Cloth Curtains. …
  4. Use Napkin Rings as Drapery Ties. …
  5. Make a Curved Cornice Board. …
  6. Make Seasonal Curtains From Tablecloths. …
  7. Use Plumbing Pipes as Curtain Rods.

How can I make my curtains look nice?

How to Make Your Curtains Look More Expensive

  1. Hang them high—and wide. Mount your curtain hardware as close to the ceiling as possible for a high-end look. …
  2. Use statement hardware. Upgrade basic panels by adding thicker, more substantial hardware to your window treatments. …
  3. Weigh them down. …
  4. Train them.

How high should curtains be off the floor?

The proper position is ½ inch above the floor for free hanging curtains. This distance allows for mopping and cleaning while creating the illusion that the curtain touches the floor.

How many rings do I need for curtains?

The general rule is to place a ring every four to eight inches. Well, that’s still pretty vague. If your curtain fabric is heavy you need more rings so measure every 4 inches. If you have light weight curtains, every 8 inches will be sufficient.

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