How to Make Drop Cloth Curtains with a no-sew Fabric Edge!


I finally jumped on the drop cloth curtain bandwagon! I was a little bit skeptical that they would look to casual in my more traditional home but when I found a scrap of beautiful toile fabric I knew it would dress them right up. All I had to do was wash and dry the drop cloths to get them nice and soft. Then I measured to be sure I had the right length/width for my windows. The toile fabric was cut accordingly (length of the curtains) and added using stitch witchery. No sewing!! I love how it looks now...what do you think? ~Vanessa

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  • Wynell_goldman
    on Feb 27, 2016

    did you iron the drop cloths.

    • Bbunny
      on Apr 20, 2020

      That has always been my question when people say they love drop cloths for sofa covers. I sure wouldn't want to iron a sofa cover. Maybe the un-ironed doesn't look as bad as I think it does?

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  • Rosie Walsh
    on Feb 1, 2015

    Washing them first is essential, I think. Cotton, after a couple of washings, will then be as shrunk as it will ever be. Know I'm wondering how much the cloths sell for. The fabric you used is perfect, @At The Picket Fence. Will show my daughter who wants something great in her living room.

  • Janice
    on Oct 5, 2019

    Very nicely done! The fabric trim adds an especially nice touch and could be changed eventually if one wanted. Great job!

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