Ribbon-Striped Sheer Curtains
Inexpensive and ubiquitous, store-bought sheers will save you precious time and money by serving as the canvas for your creative additions.
- Cotton-voile sheers
- Measuring tape
- Organza ribbon
- Straight pins
- Needle and thread
Fold curtain lengthwise in accordion pleats of equal width (ours were about 8 inches); iron creases.
Measure the length of the curtain, and cut ribbon to the same length plus 10 inches.
Center ribbon over creases and pin, leaving 7 inches at top for curtain tabs and 3 inches at bottom for hem.
Fold 3 inches of ribbon over at bottom of curtain; iron. Fold 4 inches of ribbon over at top to create tabs; iron.
Stitch curtains along bottom and top to secure hem and tabs. Stitch along both sides of ribbons lengthwise.