Window Dressings for a She Shed
The doors at the front of my garden shed are glazed, displaying all content to the outside world! I needed curtains which would look pretty, yet be practical enough to draw back or close to conceal the items inside the shed.
I started by measuring the area of the windows. Having established the size, I was able to design the curtain type. The window dressing would need to draw back, let in daylight and also be secured to prevent flapping.
Our area is famous for it's weaving heritage, so there are lots of fabric stores and fent shops to choose from.
I needed something muted with a garden pattern. I chose a very pretty design which would complement the interior colours, and also bought a cheap cotton lining fabric. (The lining would be seen on the outside for this project.)
I cut the fabric and lining to size and stitched them together, forming a casing at each end.
I threaded a curtain rod through each casing, which gathered the excess material.
The drapes were then ready to hang. Four metal screws were used to attach the rods at both top and bottom.
Curtain in situ...shown drawn back to expose window panes.
The fabric pattern was deliberately positioned on the inside of the door, with the lining serving as a plain covering once the doors are closed.
Drapes provide a homely feel, whilst able to conceal the contents of the She Shed once the doors are closed.
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Published December 1st, 2017 10:24 AM