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# How to make roller blinds yourself

Roller blinds are becoming more and more popular, they help to create special comfort in living quarters and will become their real decoration. Some believe that only professional seamstresses can do this. However, if desired, everyone can make roller blinds with their own hands, achieving considerable savings.

### How to prepare for the manufacture of curtains

Before manufacturing products, it is required to take measurements and calculate the exact dimensions of the curtains. To achieve this goal, you need to measure the windows, after which the dimensions of future curtains are calculated.

The length of the curtains corresponds to the height of the window opening, increased by 15 centimeters and have a couple of centimeters for allowances. To determine the width of the roller blind, add 2 centimeters to the width of the window.

If desired, the products can be made longer and wider depending on the needs..

### The main stages of the manufacture of roller blinds

From the very beginning it is necessary to get two patterns of curtains. After that, they should be swept away with the coincidence of lines, after which seams are sewn on the sewing machine. Next, the workpiece is turned upside down, and the fourth seam is sewn with increased accuracy.

Roller blinds are becoming more and more popular, they help to create special comfort in living quarters and will become their real decoration. Some believe that only professional seamstresses can do this. However, if desired, everyone can make roller blinds with their own hands, achieving considerable savings.

### How to prepare for the manufacture of curtains

Before manufacturing products, it is required to take measurements and calculate the exact dimensions of the curtains. To achieve this goal, you need to measure the windows, after which the dimensions of future curtains are calculated.

The length of the curtains corresponds to the height of the window opening, increased by 15 centimeters and have a couple of centimeters for allowances. To determine the width of the roller blind, add 2 centimeters to the width of the window.

If desired, the products can be made longer and wider depending on the needs..

### The main stages of the manufacture of roller blinds

From the very beginning it is necessary to get two patterns of curtains. After that, they should be swept away with the coincidence of lines, after which seams are sewn on the sewing machine. Next, the workpiece is turned upside down, and the fourth seam is sewn with increased accuracy.

At the next stage, the workpiece is ironed in detail. The product must be in a constantly tightened state, a special rail is used for this purpose, a special pocket is provided in the curtain. To achieve this goal, the lower edge should be tucked and stitched along the edge, this allows you to get a special pocket used to install the rail.

A wooden beam is used as a holder for fixing the canvas. Its length should be 1 cm shorter than the width of the curtain. The workpiece is laid on the surface, after which the top layer should be wrapped around the bar, and then fixed with a stapler. To give the product a special appeal, it is decorated with ribbons and other components..

Dressings can be made ribbons sold in a textile supermarket. And yet it is preferable to make them yourself. Each curtain requires a pair of long strips, they are stitched from the inside with two long sides and one short. After that, the created composition is turned out, then the 4th side is stitched. Most often, two such dressings are made, however, if desired, it is fashionable to increase them to three to four.

As you can see, the manufacture of roller blinds is not a big deal. Enough care and scrupulous approach.