Do It Yourself French Door Blinds

Nov 17th

French door blinds – French doors usually have large windows paned in the center. While windows let in plenty of light, also they remove privacy. Because paned windows are usually a wonder to behold, make curtains of the French door blinds provide privacy without obscuring the windows completely. You will need special rods designed to unite the French doors, no standard curtain rods. Use a light or sheer fabric to leave a lot of light shine in. Measure the height and width of the window of the French door. Cut two pieces of fabric that each measures twice the width of the window height plus 4 inches. If the window is 25 inches by 72 inches, cut two pieces of 50-inch-by-76-inch fabric. Fold the sides of each piece of fabric over a quarter inch and press flat. Fold over another half inch and press, then fix along the edges. Sewing each side along the inner edge.

French Door Blind Picture
French Door Blind Picture

Fold the top edge portion of each piece of fabric down 1/2 inch and press and background. Fold down another 1 1/2 inches to make a pocket for the rod. Pin and sew along the inside edge. Place the rods sash to the door at the top and bottom of each door panel according to the instructions on the package. Some bars are tension rods, while others need to be screwed into the door. Slide the top and bottom of each panel pockets of shadow on the bars and mounted on the window. Cut two 6-inch wide strips of fabric to make heavier bands to collect the nuances in between.

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French Door Blinds Instructions

The strips should be half the width of the window length. Fold each strip in half lengthwise, right sides facing, and sew along the long side. Turn right out. Tuck the raw edges of the short sides and low Sew along the edge. Cut a 2-inch strip of hook and loop closure for each band. Pin and sew the approximate middle of the closure inside of the strips, along the edge. Pin the soft, fuzzy close to the outside of the other edge of the strip means. Sewing the hook and loop closure in place and repeat with the second strip. Wrap a strip of cloth around the middle of one of the tones of the French door blinds. You’ll gather the fabric in the center to create an hourglass shape with fabric. Repeat with the second curtain in the front door.