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If you want to lend a delicate look to your kitchen, then lace curtains are just apt. Read about the kitchen lace curtain.


How to Make Lace Kitchen Curtains

Lace fabric finds use in making a variety of clothing, the most common being curtains. The fabric is light and airy, which makes it a wonderful option to illuminate a room during the daytime and well-ventilated throughout the day. If you have yearned for the elegant country look for your kitchen, then treat the windows of the room with attractive lace curtains. They are not only suitable for the country style Decor, but also for other themes. Explore the article and know how to stitch lace curtains, their benefits and the best ways for caring and maintaining the beauty of lace curtains.

Lace Curtain For Kitchen

How To Make Lace Curtains

Supplies Needed
  • Lace Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Measuring Tape
  • Sewing Machine
  • Yarn
Procedure
  • Measure the dimensions (height and width) of the window and the length of the curtain rod. Now, add 2 ½ inches for a casing and 5 inches for a hem, to the measurements. This will give you the length of the lace curtains.
  • Decide how long you want to extend the curtain on its sides. This will give you the measurement of the width of the curtain.
  • Make use of the measurements of step 1 and step 2 in order to determine the quantity of the fabric.
  • Wash the fabric before stitching it.
  • Cut your curtains, as per the desired length and width you want to cover, using scissors. Two pieces per window is the minimum requirement.
  • Narrow down the border of the fabric, along all the long sides.
  • Now, make coverings for the curtain rod, at the top of both pieces of curtain.
  • Stitch the bottom edges.
  • In order to stitch the narrow hem, turn over ¼ inch and then press.
  • Repeat the above step and then stitch.
Benefits Of Lace Curtains
  • Since lace curtains are very airy, they provide a soft transition between indoors and outdoors, by allowing sun's rays to pass through them, during the day. In the night, the dark windows are brightened by the lace curtains.
  • They are flexible options for window treatment. They can be positioned either inside or outside the window frame.
  • They are available in a wide range of patterns and designs. They are generally patterned with floral prints, while prints like country rooster, fern, bee are its other variants. You can get classic to contemporary lace curtains, to suit your preferences.
  • They can drip dry within few hours.
  • You do not have to iron the lace curtains after each wash.
  • They do not shrink for a long time.
  • Apart from being a stand alone window treatment, lace curtains can also be used as an under curtain for giving multi layered effects.
Caring For Lace Curtains
  • The best way to launder the lace curtains is to wash them with hands. Machine wash is not recommended for them, because the fabric could deteriorate easily.
  • Always wash the lace curtains with mild soap.
  • Never bleach the curtains, because the fabric is too delicate to bear the harshness of the chemical.
  • Lace curtains are easily prone to dirt. Therefore, wipe-clean the curtains rods before hanging the lace curtains.