Tutorial: How to Sew DIY Black-out Lined Back-tab Curtain/Drapery Panels | * View Along the Way * very useful if you have ever seen how much one panel black out curtain costs you know how incredibly useful this is.
Sewing lined curtains "These are very simple directions to follow, and for a beginner like me they turned out nice. A tip you might want to try while sewing the lining to the left side of the front panel is construct a temporary pleat in the middle of fabric. I held it in place with pins. It helps keeping the lining flat while sewing. Once I did that it was much easier to keep the seams straight."