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DIY No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

I wanted to add patterned curtains to my daughter's room, but didn't want to overwhelm the room with busyness since she already has a gold polka dot feature wall. I chose to use drop cloth curtains with a band of printed fabric at the top to add some interest, but still stay relatively neutral. These curtains were so fun and easy to make, especially since I didn't have to use the sewing machine!
Difficulty: Easy
Easy, no sew drop cloth curtains. Get the custom look without the expense!
First, I measured and cut my fabric to the desired size.
I then ironed a hem and hot glued it together. Much easier and faster than sewing seams! I did this on both curtain panels.
I measured and cut my printed fabric to the desired size. I then ironed the hem and hot glued it - just like with the drop cloths, but to different size specs.
Lastly, I laid my printed fabric over the top of the drop cloth panels and pinned it in place. I used hot glue again to secure the fabric to the drop cloth.
Easy as that! I now have beautiful curtains which were cost effective and easy to make! No sew is definitely the way to go for me in the future!

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  • All Things Heart and Home
    All Things Heart and Home Marietta, GA
    on Apr 1, 2014

    love these! And love that you used the glue gun!!! ox

  • Lynne
    Lynne Detroit, MI
    on Apr 3, 2014

    lovely job! i really love the pattern you chose...making curtains with a glue gun, the best idea..now where did i put my glue gun?..thanks for idea

  • Penelope Packwood
    Penelope Packwood Beaumont, CA
    on Apr 16, 2014

    I have been trying to find some curtains for my bedroom. THANK YOU!!! You have solved my problem. I hate sewing but I am pretty good with a glue gun :)

  • Rhe
    Rhe Hobbs, NM
    on Jul 21, 2014

    What happens to hot glued fabric when you wash it? I'd love the ease of this, but always wondered about durability.

    • Sherry Wade
      Sherry Wade Hopkinsville, KY
      on Aug 5, 2014

      I'm interested in that answer, too.Also, hot glue gets soft if it gets too hot, i.e. a hot sunny window.

  • Cheryl @ Artzzle
    Cheryl @ Artzzle Princeton, MN
    on Aug 14, 2014

    Is there a "fabric" hot glue that would wash? Also, do they hold up when you pull to open and close? Thanks.

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