Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Roman Shade

I'm wanting to turn some pretty fabric into a roman shade for our kitchen window.  I love the tailored look of a roman shade.  Plus, it would add a nice amount of color and pattern to this space.

This fabric was purchased months ago from a remnant bin for less then $3.00/yard. I love the minty green color and graphic pattern. Reminds me a little of the caning you see on furniture.

My issue is that I've never sewn a roman shade before and am a little intimidated by it. 
I came across a tutorial by Martha Stewart HERE

It seems a little complicated for someone as inexperienced as I am with sewing. Have any of you tried sewing one, or come across a good tutorial? I would love to know!
5 comments on "Roman Shade"
  1. I JUST came across this TODAY! It isn't as structured looking but seems way easy comparatively...

  2. Janna-Go to the blog and then click on tutorials and theres an easy one there..let me know what you think-love shy

  3. Um, hello…mine! It's quite complex though. Be prepared with your seam ripper! Good luck!

  4. Sewing scares me but I think it would look great!

  5. That fabric is going to look great! Good luck sewing!


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