DIY No Sew Drop Cloth Curtains

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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!
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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  • Uncommonsensesc Uncommonsensesc on Jan 30, 2018
    Why didn't you use stitch witchery hemming tape instead of the hot glue? It's washable and you had to iron the hems anyway - it would have saved you a big step. There's generic ones that are extremely cheap and hold extremely well. I've used it for things that get a lot of laundering (hemming pants, dresses and skirts) as well as curtains and it's great.

  • Karen Kellner Karen Kellner on Feb 08, 2018
    How do you make “hole” to hand curtains on rod? Oops hang

  • Becky Becky on Jun 26, 2018

    I love this. Where did you find the drop cloths?

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  • Terry Gardetto Terry Gardetto on Feb 07, 2019

    Make a matching rug with another drop cloth and same fabric! Square, round or rectangle! Use a fabric square to make her a bed pillow or two! Love this!

  • Ada Saucedo Ada Saucedo on Oct 23, 2020

    Looks great!

    My question is how it holds up to washing?

    I will probably use this idea,thanks for sharing 🙂

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