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Tools and Materials for Making Your Own Roman Shade

Martha Stewart Living, June 2006

Needle and thread
Disappearing-ink pen
Cotton strips (shade's width plus 3/4 inch by 4 3/4 inches)
1/4-inch dowels
2-by-1-inch wooden batten (cut to width of shade)
Two 2-by-3-inch swatches of fabric
Staple gun
Brass rings
Cord lock
Screw eyes
Shade lift cord
Cord condenser
Cord tassel