Jeannine Castro. Curtains. March 17th , 2017.
If you’re looking for an easy way to add a fresh new elegant touch and appeal to your bathroom then the fabric shower curtain is what you may be looking for. Fabric is the number one choice for shower curtains next would be the vinyl shower curtain. If you’re looking for shower curtain treatments that use silk, cotton, wool or linen then the designer shower curtain will fill your needs. These special fabric designer shower curtains are available in a huge range of colors, styles and even different patterns for any occasion or the new look you may be searching for. By adding a new fabric shower curtain you will be adding a large statement to your bathroom decor which will allow you to match any bathroom window curtains, towels, floor mats to even waste baskets. The fabric shower curtains are usually treated with water repelling coatings to help prolong the life of the fabric of the shower curtain. When you choose a textile shower curtain you should also add a new shower curtain liner to protect the fabric from the direct spray of the shower. Manufacturers realize how important and the big impact that shower curtains have on the bathroom’s decor, that’s why they will offer fabric shower curtains, vinyl curtains right up to very special high quality brand name designed shower curtains. These shower curtains will range from the ability to match your living room curtains or your favorite bedding comforter or even your bathrobe. In today’s market the shower curtain possibilities are endless and only restricted to your imagination.
Unfortunately not all curtains can be cleaned with a washing machine. If you will be washing the curtains by hand, you could use the bath to have ample space. Make use of a gentle detergent which doesn’t contain bleaching agents and mix in cool water. Be certain the detergent has fully dissolved before putting the curtains in the water. The best hand washing method is to gently squeeze the curtains, and not apply excess pressure. Consult the care label for specific instructions about cleaning your drapes. After washing, the curtains will have some creases. A bit of ironing will get rid of the unwanted wrinkles. To make ironing easier, don’t fully dry the curtains. Leave them slightly damp so the creases don’t set. Once the curtains are dried and ironed, they are ready for hanging.
To develop your rooms style and feel, admiring comment the room with curtains that have a similar look and feel or bring life to an area with your chosen curtains. This means that if your room is a dark space due to lack of sunlight, it is advisable to use bright color curtain fabric to add life to the room. If you have a room with plenty of sunlight, choose a curtain fabric that can offer strong resistance to fading over time. For rooms with plenty of light, blocking out the light and protecting your indoor furniture and carpets from the long expression damage daylight can do.
Once you have decided the curtain pattern, mark the point from where you will start cutting. Use a light marker to make it easier for adjustments. The type of window will determine how you design your curtains. For French doors or windows the curtain opens in the middle therefore, you need two pieces of fabric. While cutting, leave a space of one inch or two along the edges for the hems. For ordinary windows and doors, the fabric should be one piece only.
Some curtains require some lining at the back to make them thick. In this case, cut the lining material of the same length as the curtain fabric. Pin the two fabrics with their plain sides facing each other. Sew the two materials together at the border with a sewing machine. Fold the edges at least half an inch inwards along three sides and then hem sew it using the sewing machine. Only one of the shorter sides should be left unstitched. However if you want to add drapery weights on the bottom side of the curtain you should leave it unstitched too.
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