How to Hem Curtains Without Sewing

6 Materials
$25
1 Hour
Medium
Don’t let the length of curtains limit your selection anymore. Here is a step-by-step non-sewing tutorial on how to hem curtains to fit your windows!
Step 1: Once you can hang your curtain up on the rod, decide where you want your curtains to hit the ground. Fold the curtain up to where you’d like them to end and pin the curtain.
Step 2: Take the curtain off of the rod and measure how long you want the hem to be. Use a sewing pin to mark the hem so you know where to cut. Place the sewing pins across the hem so you cut straight.
Step 3: Follow pin line and cut off the excess part of your curtain.
Step 4 & 5: Remove the pin, place the iron-on tape in between the curtain and the new hem, repin. Heat your iron to the specific temperature as per your hem’s tape instructions.
Step 6 & 7: Remove the pins from the hem. Get a damp washcloth to place it between the curtain hem and the iron. Place the iron on the hem for 10 seconds in each spot.
Suggested materials:
  • Hem tape that works for your curtains   (Amazon)
  • Curtains   (Amazon)
  • Fabric Scissors   (Amazon)
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