- - fabric for curtains;
- - line;
- - chalk;
- - pins;
- - needle;
- - thread.
Measure the length of the curtains, and determine what should be the width of the curtain, to lay folds obtain the desired width of the window.For example, if the length of the curtains - 2 meters, then multiply by 2 to 3, and add to the result of 15 cm. Therefore, the width of the curtains will be 6.15 m.
Lay fabric necessarily shared by threads.To start laying folds , check the entire length of the fabric segments equal to the width of one folds - 10 cm. The segments chalk mark.Some laid the cloth on the ironing board, others use a special strap lined with cloth, pinning her to the fold -zagotovki.
Form first fold.To do this in the first two labels attach pins.The distance between them is 10 cm. The fabric at the third mark tilt to the first pin and kill it too.So to get the first fold.Fourth kill the mark with a pin at the second mark, which is the width of two folds.And so on until the end tissue.
finished assembly folds, ready-made curtains sew by hand or machine suture.Pre-product can be trained.
pleated fabric width as a result should be equal to the length of the curtains, and the folds have to be equal.If the length is not the same, irregular folds or left edge of a few centimeters, adjust your changes and secure with pins.Only then can flash folds.
If the width of the fabric is not 6 m and 3 m total required width of curtains can be achieved by joining two pieces of fabric.Thus the seam should not be visible on the finished curtain.To this end, there were two pieces of fabric, sew the right side facing, leaving allowances on 1 and 0.5 cm. Smooth out the resulting seam so that greater allowance closed lower.Fold and Stitch another seam from the inside.Will trim wrong side, not noticeable in the folds.
- How is folded or slack in the SMAD
- folds in curtains