How To Make Drop Cloth Curtains
Remove drop cloths from packaging, wash warm with detergent and dry on low. (Ironing optional)
1
Hang a curtain rod and include 7 curtain clips per panel (you can add more if you want).
2
Measure height from floor to curtain clips. Add a couple extra inches if you want the curtains to pool at the ends.
3
Measure the length of the panel (sometimes they shrink!) and use your earlier measurement to fold over enough to fit your window (I did 12" here).
4
Iron or pin the fold (optional) to keep it in place while you hang the panels.
5
Hang curtain panels, starting with the outside clips, then the middle. Clip the remaining sections evenly. I just eyeball it.
6
You can also fold the excess behind the curtain for a different look.
Or, re-hem the curtains for a shorter window.
These curtains were made using bleached 100% cotton drop cloths.
The finished curtains.
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