Cozy atmosphere of the kitchen will affect the overall climate in the family, helping to create a trusting aura in the communication process. Curtains can become one of the leading accents in the design space. Made by hand, they emphasize the talents of the mistress and will reflect the decorative elements of kitchen design.
On the curtains is assigned an important function to transform the kitchen, revealing its strengths and cleverly disguising the flaws. The presence of space greatly simplifies the task of material selection, and the owners of small square before you sew curtains, you will have to study the secrets of art. Curtains for small kitchen are designed to visually expand the room, raise the ceiling and not to clutter the room sophisticated design solutions. To achieve the desired effect is possible if to sew kitchen curtains.
The choice of fabric is affected by the density of development in the area where the house is located. The task is to hide from the prying eyes of the kitchen space will solve heavy curtains, complemented by short curtains from tulle or organza, impervious to light in the daytime. Responsible to approach to the choice of color. The combination of curtains with textile interior (upholstery, rugs, pillows) or the color of the Wallpaper to create harmony in the kitchen design. The shade is sewn curtains should differ in more light or dark side. The decision depends on the functions assigned at the window – whether the attention to focus on the curtains, or is a minor element of the kitchen decor.
The monotony of the white color in the past. Complete with curtains light curtains for kitchen is better to sew solid fabrics in pastel colours. Interesting design solutions look curtains companion. In contrast to each other, the color comes with the same pattern, we should not forget about organic fit into the rest of the decor of the kitchen.
The picture of matter is designed to balance the colors of the Wallpaper. Wall with a complicated or bold pattern «calm» solid curtain and soft Wallpaper in the kitchen will dilute the curtains with large image. To solve the problem of low ceilings able curtains sewn from fabric with vertical stripes or narrow curtains.
Given the specificity of the room, the texture of the material is of particular importance. Many quilters prefer to sew curtains for the kitchen from interior textiles. The fabric has a lot of advantages:
- resistance to changes in temperature and humidity;
- is not subject to discoloration under the influence of the sun’s rays;
- has dirt and dust properties;
- not wrinkled;
- in the case of contamination spots are easily removed with a soapy solution.
The alternative can be any fabric with the same functional properties. A decent option would be curtains, made of linen with synthetic additives, polyester or rayon, there are products with special impregnation which prevents absorption of dirt.
When you buy fabric, you should take into account all the nuances of the premises.
In addition to color and pattern, the cut of the curtains plays a significant role in the design of the kitchen. Pattern for sewing are chosen based on available space and style. The range of possible models is represented by the following types of curtains:
- with lambrequins;
- London (English);
- curtains on loops;
- curtains on the eyelets.
For the kitchen, decorated in a certain style, will fit several models to choose the most appropriate version must be given related factors. Sophisticated styles, curtains with pelmets will optimally fit on a spacious area with high ceilings. Curtains for a small kitchen it is better to create a shorter maximum lightweight style. The model of short curtains have many advantages:
- ease of adjustment;
- easy care;
- easy when the window is opened;
- the ability to use the window sill as an extra working area.
Adherents of functionality is necessary to pay attention to modern curtains Roman and roller type. Easy to use, compact size combined with beauty is a distinctive feature of short curtains for the kitchen. If the window does not perform the function of host item ease of use will provide blinds. Lovers of classic fit traditional curtains sewn in urban and rustic style. The latest version is especially relevant in the kitchen in a country house. Embroidery, ruffles, fabric or a pea cell – recognizable elements of the direction. Sew them is not difficult. Urban style is characterized by concise curtains sliding to the sides, complemented by a plain tulle.
The popularity of the curtain over time, not decreases, there are more than 25 varieties of curtains of this type. Most patterns you can sew for the kitchen with short curtains. There are three major types of valances:
- Hard version spectacularly decorates the upper part of the kitchen window, hiding the ledge and the top wall. The design consists of a narrow strip of cloth on the seal under the ceiling. It additionally decorated with fringes, ribbons, cords or drapery.
- High level of decorative features soft type. To sew a pelmet can be made of cloth, identical to the curtains in the kitchen or radically contrasting.
- It is easy to sew independently and combined pelmet, combining a hard base with a soft drape.
The variety of fabrics for curtains kitchen can satisfy the most refined taste. Here are examples of some elements:
- The side detail with the lower bevel is called de-frill. Thanks to her, any pelmet acquires the desirable vertical line, visually extending the curtain.
- Swag – draped in a semicircle in the form of a shell, having a horizontal location on the curtain.
- The tie is at the top slice, is often the final element in the de-frill.
- Kokila – flared Central Assembly, located in the center of the curtain between the 2 swags.
In addition to pelmets, curtains in the kitchen are decorated with other, more simple elements, in the form of loops, ruffles or caught. For the latter, you can use any material, dictated by the imagination, the most popular options – lace, ribbon or chain. The pickup is lateral, Central, or incomplete. For the first case behind the curtain in the kitchen is attached to the hook, which is fixed loop, fixed on each side of the wings. Under the Central version of the element is attached to the underside of the curtain and is fixed on the front side of a knot or a bow. Incomplete tieback provides a semi-open state of the curtains in the kitchen.
Sew curtains for the kitchen is really over the weekend. However, to take care of the acquisition of the tissue after measurement Windows is better.
Having defined the model, proceed to cutting short curtains:
- Curtain length can be equal to the height of the window (from the eaves to the sill) or to reach his half. To the desired size and added 6 cm to form two foot rails top and bottom.
- Short width of curtains is determined by multiplying the size of the cornice plus 1.5 and 4 cm for the treatment of the edges. For more lush draperies used factor of 2, with particulate matter seam increase.
- Initially treated with the upper edge of the short curtain. Pre-baste seam should step stitch is better to choose the average. At the same time is fixed with tape or loops through which the curtain fastened to the eaves.
- After processing of the bottom edge and the sides start decorating. To get involved with rhinestones and beads is not necessary, the rapid contamination will spoil the appearance of the product. The few decorative elements should fit harmoniously into the interior of the kitchen without creating frills.
Simply sew a short curtain for kitchen in English style. The fabric is made in elegant pleats with fixing at the desired height. Made in the form of a semicircle, the radius is easy to adjust depending on the size of the window. To make them valid as from plain and decorated of matter average density. For small Windows, don’t require protection from prying eyes, you can make short curtains in valances. Especially important is a solution for the North side, as most will have access to daylight. Not having enough experience in cutting complex models, it is better to make a piece of junk bed linen.
Individual approach require curtains for the kitchen with a balcony. Comfort from the point of view of farming at the same time creates some inconvenience when opening the door, so the window decorations, you should think about non-standard solutions. For the large kitchen will fit the space with a solid fabric, equipped with wings from the window. In the open state the curtain canaverial the whole aperture, with frequent entrance doors tissue in place, freeing the passage.
Elegant look of the curtains in the kitchen with a balcony, consisting of 3 cloths of different lengths – above the window they are short, above the door is elongated. Width is calculated taking into account the formation of folds. As fastening to the cornice apply a wide loop for easy overview and access door is provided through Central holders. Option Roman blinds as appropriate.
Combining different elements of decorating short curtains, stitch the original design for the kitchen window under the power of any owner.