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getting curtains made?

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getting curtains made?

Anyone ever get curtains made?

Looking for a certain design on blackout curtains but cannot find them (at least not ones I can afford). I have found them for around $60 something a panel.

I found PERFECT fabric at JoAnns. But I can't sew. Anyone know of anywhere to bring fabric to have curtains sewn?


Posted 7/8/14 12:36 AM
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Re: getting curtains made?

Kim's Decorating, mountauk hwy Bay shore. I've gotten seat cushions done there with my own fabric, but I know they specialize in window dressings

Posted 7/8/14 7:07 AM

HELLO Manolo !!

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Re: getting curtains made?

just an FYI, custom window panels are VERY expensive ..........

If you have a a friend or family memember who can sew a straight line, you might want to solicit their help.
Also, you have to consider how much fabric you need for the panels. Sometimes that runs into $$$$

Posted 7/8/14 8:52 AM

LIF Adult

Member since 2/13

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getting curtains made?

There is a place I always see on the LIE service road going east right before the exit for Rt. 110. I forget the name but they have a big sign on the building saying that they do make custom window treatments.

Posted 7/8/14 12:00 PM


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getting curtains made?

Lots of bloggers make their own window panels using no-sew tape that you iron together. If you google, I am sure you would be able to find a tutorial.

I really want to learn to use a sewing machine for basic simple things like this!

Posted 7/8/14 12:10 PM

LIF Adult

Member since 1/07

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Re: getting curtains made?

AGREED! I want to learn to use a sewing machine! The curtains would be hung up by now. Chat Icon

I want to try the "no-sew" method, but DH wants me to try to get them made. He doesn't trust my crafty skills! Chat Icon

Thanks for the input everyone!!!

Posted 7/8/14 11:32 PM

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