It is approaching holiday season. During warmer months, more and more people prefer to live outside the city, in the countryside. This means that you need to consider not only his life, but also the interior, which will spend part of the spring, summer and warm early autumn. Perhaps the cottage curtain sewed their own hands from inexpensive but practical fabrics, will you upgrade your summer home.
Of course, summer curtains must be pleasing to the eye andcomply with the place for which it is designed. But there are a few more options to consider, choosing the "clothing" for the windows of suburban housing.
It is not necessary to sew the curtains to give luxurious, it's country house, where everything has to be simple, cute and functional
Here's what you need to pay particular attention to:
- Better to give preference to natural materials such as linen, cotton and cotton.
- Curtains need to be practical. They do not burn quickly and strongly dirty.
- The choice of fabrics for windows also depends on theirlocation. For windows overlooking the sunny side, choose the thick curtains of dark matter, but for the windows oriented to the shaded side, leave the light and bright fabrics.
- If you live in the country all year round, it is necessary to acquire another set of curtains - winter.
- Do not overload the model many ruffles and decorative elements. Simple and sweet - that's our motto.
- For porch or gazebo is better to choose the material is water - PVC fabric.
And note that the chalet curtains should be easily removable so as mounts for them to use the ring or clothespins.
In this case, light and lovely curtains mounted on the cornice-rod by means of rings and pegs: remove them easier
The style preferred by mostgardeners, is known as "the village". It is popular not only in our country but also in Europe and even in America. Just in different countries, it acquires its own characteristic distinguishing features.
To implement Russian rustic usIt needs the most simple natural fabric. Usually it is "vesёlenky" chintz, linen or cotton. Suitable and monophonic material, and with a small figure. It looks great curtain, made by patchwork.
Flap curtains look very elegant, despite what may be crosslinked either new tissue and from scraps remaining from other studies
For sewing curtains of the flaps need to measure the window,to determine the parameters for future paintings curtains, and then make the pattern of its parts. Preference should be given to a major element to the curtains were not too heavy because of the abundance of seams. Technique quilt sewn involves the use of geometric shapes. Most often this isosceles triangles or squares. The spectacular combination of all looks dark and light parts.
For the future of patchwork fabric is required to make a pattern on heavy paper or cardboard, all carefully numbered parts
To cut out parts of the cardboard withoutseam allowance and number them in order not to get confused when connecting. By putting a Wrong side of fabric patterns and leads them on a path of small, remnant, or a special marker. Cut each item will be subject seam allowance -. About 0.5 cm to stitch turned to the wrong side of the work, the details need to connect and attach them to each other right sides.
Stitched on the sewing machine or madehand seams necessarily iron it. To hide the wrong side of the product, it requires lining. The edges of the resulting curtains can be decorated with braid, lace or ribbons.
Secrets of patchwork for "loose" fabrics learn from the video:
Curtains in Russian rustic decorate not only windows, but also the doorways, as well as a berth.
Rustic style in France called inafter one of the provinces of this country. Namely Provence. To create this style chintz, too, it will fit perfectly and you can still use the linen and even the lawn. All these fabrics are natural and well-serve the country.
When choosing fabric may prefer a monochromatic fabric blue, blue, lavender and white, or use a material with a pattern
In addition to fabric and sewing machine to work, we need:
- Accessories. To decorate the product is well suited satin ribbons and thread to match one of the colors of the base material.
- Tools and material. Prepare paper patterns, measuring tape, chalk or remnant, pins and very sharp scissors.
The fabric is better to buy with a margin of 10-15% in case of possible errors in the measurements. The minimum width of the fabric should be 3 meters.
Be sure to measure the window and adjustsizes proposed below, based on the results of its own measurements. We will make a simple version of the curtains in the style of Provence of two halves with a transverse stripe. The width of each half is about 80 cm and transverse bands - 15-20 cm.
Despite the seeming simplicity of the work to startit should be a pattern. For this paper, folded in half, place on a large table or on the floor. We draw the outlines of future paintings at half their actual size and cut them.
When transferring the pattern onto the fabric, do not forgetdo seam allowances. In the upper part of the article that will be affixed to the ledge by means of pegs, allowance must be not less than 5 cm. For the remaining sutures leave enough 1 cm.
In detail, cut out of the fabric, shearingpin edge that you want to stitch to seams are smooth and neat. Then decorate the edge of the tape, and then collect the ready made curtains in the style of Provence.
Penthouse in the style of Provence looks very elegant, though simple. There are a lot of light, a large window, decorated with flowing translucent curtain
Do not forget to catch it, that adhere to the curtains when they are apart. They can be made from pieces of fabric in the form of curtains or decorative cords, ribbons, colors.
Just like any other style of rustic, country, characterized by simplicity and naturalness.
For a country often choose natural fabrics:
- not too bright;
- with a floral pattern;
- in the box".
However, you can use synthetic that mimics natural tissue. Its advantages to testify that it does not burn out, do not turn yellow from the sun, will not shrink and not pomnetsya.
To properly calculate the need formaterial, make the necessary measurements. To determine the length of the article is necessary to measure the distance from the eave (upper point of the curtains) to the sill or bottom of the heating battery (lowest point). We add to the result for the 6 cm from the bottom hem products and 3 cm to tuck in the top of the canvas. To determine the width of the product, it is necessary to increase the length of the cornice 1.5-2 times depending on the thickness of the upcoming draperies.
Something like this would look like curtains, which we sewed. The only difference is that these are not attached to the ledge via tape, hinges and decorative
The simplest pattern - rectangular canvases. Cut the fabric. To use a pin, can be installed on the sewing machine long line mode. It allows you to tack the hem. To bend the top edge sew webbing for curtains. Process is followed and the side seams. The edges of the tape must be removed in the seam and left outside ends of the cords. Pulling for them, it will be possible to adjust the degree of draping curtains. It remains only to treat the bottom and hang the curtains on the ledge ready.
Rustic style is versatile and very suitable for the garden, so it all rooms can be decorated to reflect their characteristics.
The most current design for the kitchencurtains called café curtains. Rods, fishing line or twine is fixed in the middle of the window. It strengthens two small paintings. The upper part of the window is decorated with curtains or lambrequins picked up.
Another option that will be organic look at the villa kitchen - a Roman blinds.
To create Roman blinds do not need large pieces of fabric: you can do the flap, which was only enough to cover the aperture
Detailed master class on making Roman blinds look at the video:
If your cottage there are these premises, thedecorate them with long curtains in a rustic style, with the pick-up. As an added decoration panels can be used lace or fabric ruffles, satin ribbons, cords, buttons and beads.
Numerous ideas for curtains in a rustic style shown in the video:
Another style that gladly choose gardeners - is Mediterranean.
Characteristic features of it can be called the following:
- plenty of light in the rooms;
- large windows;
- receive preference translucent or fully transparent fabrics;
- tissue should be self-colored or with floral ornaments.
We prepare all the necessary materials for the work:
- cloth, which we have chosen, taking into account all the recommendations above;
- Scissors for fabric;
- measuring tape or a tape measure;
- pins and needles, thread;
- sewing machine.
To sew the curtains to give your own hands, it is necessary to make preliminary measurements, which subsequently will be guided, raskraivaya tissue.
For starters, you can simply attach the selected tissueto the window, check the layout and how the finished shade will look in the interior. Measure the width of the window. Fabrics we need twice as much as the resulting measurement value. That is, for a two-meter window will have four meters of material.
Orange and other warm colors transparent or translucent curtains are characteristic of the Italian areas of solar and cheerful Mediterranean style
Determine the length of the future product, making the measurement ofthe point where the upper edge of the cloth, the level of desired length is fixed. When calculating the parameters of the product is required to add 15-20 cm at the seams, hem and the part webs, which will be mounted on the ledge. Cut the fabric better, spreading it on the floor or on a large table. If the curtains are made up of two canvases, then add up the product width in half and carefully cut along the length.
Stages of creation of simple curtains: cutting cloth on the floor, bending the lock pins, distribution and fixation of the folds in the top of the canvas, working with a sewing machine
On all sides of the panels, in addition to the upper edge,We do hem, fixing them with pins. Made outline stitched by a typewriter. Now the canvas looks neat. Fold the top edge to the wrong side, fix the pins and stitched by. Since the outer portion can hide the seam tape. The resulting top hem use to fix on the ledge. Now, from material at hand Master grabs.
A more complex model can make using the above diagram below.
The best thing in this scheme that provides specific dimensions. This means that measuring your window, you can count these schemes in accordance with the actual parameters
Arch can be decorate the window opening, and in the kitchen, andin any other room. Everywhere she will look amazing naturally and gently. Sew the arch can be from a piece of cloth. This should be a piece large enough to arch the ends hanging down to the window sill or even lower.
The advantage of this option can be considered that when cutting remains less waste: arch turns expressive and beautiful
To create an arc shape such drapes can be used two ways.
- The arc may be cut in the underside of the bar. The edge of the arch is necessary to process piping, you can even decorate it ryushyu. The upper part of the arch is placed in inverted pleats.
- In the second method cut not one but two arcs. The upper arc on slice B is stretched, it is sewn a special tape for attachment to the eaves. Fabric, cut on the bias, hangs beautifully, forming the soft folds. The edge of the arch runs along the bottom of the arc. Her sheathe, ryushyu decorate as desired.
This option is good in that beautiful folds on the arch are obtained in a natural way, based on the most cutting techniques
For clarity, we offer you to watch video on creating blind-arches:
As you can see, no special skills in orderto sew itself to give the curtains, it is not necessary. But it was curtains, tasteful, transforming the interior of the eyes, giving it complete. In the country you will spend three months at least. Create yourself a cozy and comfortable atmosphere.