May 04, 2010

Roman Shade Recap

I had a couple of requests for a roman shade tutorial - I'm flattered, but not planning another window treatment anytime soon!  I thought I would instead retrace my steps, of videos and tutorials that I found in my own quest to understand roman shades.



There are lots more videos and information about roman shades on youtube - I encourage you to keep watching until you find what makes it click for you.

Martha also has a tutorial for roman shades that may be helpful.

As I mentioned before I got my hardware on etsy at I Get the Window.  The cord lock includes instructions - just make sure that you follow them, and thread it correctly.  That's where I had a little trouble...

The wall color is Jamaican Blue by Behr, and we love the bright color!

I hope that this helps some of you wanting to make these window coverings - they make our room cozy and artsy feeling :)

Amy

PS - Kathy at Pink Chalk Fabrics is celebrating her second anniversary with a great sale!  And V, is now looking for finished quilts to be donated to families getting back on their feet.
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3 comments:

Victoria @ BUMBLE BEANS said...

this reminds me, I really need to make new curtains for my daughters room...procrastinate procrastinate... these are gorgeous, and they would work perfectly! thanks for the tips and Videos!
thanks AMY!

TJ and Whitnee said...

This is great Amy! I'm in need of a curtain for the window in my family room! We've lived here almost two years without one, hopefully the neighbors don't mind! :) I'd like to share a link to this post on sewwhattoday.blogspot.com for everyone else in need of a window treatment!

Candied Fabrics said...

Ah, perfect - everything I need to know, all in one place - for when I get the hankering for some roman shades...who knows when! Thanks Amy!