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DIY Home Decorating: How to Make Curtain Panels with Grommets

Enhance your panels with a decorative band using the “burrito” sewing method.

That’s right we said burrito. We’re referring to a stitching method used to add an accent band or cuff to curtain panels. This method gives the band a clean finish with all the seams fully encased within the band – no hemming is needed. For the burrito sewing method, fabric is rolled up like a burrito and the accent band is wrapped around the “burrito” so seam edges can be aligned or stitched. After stitching, the rolled fabric is pulled out of the side of the band. Seam allowances are now enclosed within the band with no external stitches or hand sewing required. Finish your panel with Dritz® grommets and you’re good to go. Ready to see how?

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From Sew4Home: Use Dritz Drapery Tapes to Quickly Finish Curtains

Transforming fabric panels into curtains is easy!

Well hello, good-looking windows! It’s amazing how a window refresh can update the entire look of room. It’s even more amazing that curtains can be made pretty easily using Dritz® drapery tapes. Our friends at Sew4Home™ are really experts on the topic of window treatments. Are you ready to become an expert, too?

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From Sew4Home: DIY Classic Grommeted Curtain Panels

Decorator looks that you CAN achieve.

Here’s a way to freshen up your decor this spring: new curtain panels. Oh, but the cost, right? Not if you make them yourself! Our friends at Sew4Home™ will show you how to make classic grommeted curtain panels at a fraction of the cost of custom-made curtains. Beautiful fabric and Dritz® Home grommets are the key ingredients that you’ll need. Ready to put on your decorator’s hat?

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Dritz Iron-On Shirring Tape: Make Soft, No-Sew Pleats

Fabulous for making pillows, skirted storage, DIY curtains & more.

Oh, are you in for a treat. Our new Dritz® iron-on shirring tape has really been a hit on social media. Why? Because it’s a really cool product that’s fairly undiscovered. It’s super easy to use, and lets you make soft pleats on fabric panels with no sewing required. You can use it to make accessories, table/shelf/sink skirts, DIY curtains and more. See how!

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DIY Home Decorating: Must-Have Curtain-Making Products

We guarantee you’ll be thrilled.

And maybe you’ll be surprised, too. Why? Because there are so many great Dritz® products for DIY curtain making, it’s hard to be aware of them all. So let us introduce you to a few of our favorites. They’re clever. They’re unique. And once you start using them, you’ll discover they’re indispensable, too. DIY curtains have never been easier, or looked so good!

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