How to make professional lined curtain panels- I wish I had seen this before making Dad's monstrous panels. Great directions and no worrying if the lining will lay flat.

How to make professional lined curtain panels- I wish I had seen this before making Dad's monstrous panels. Great directions and no worrying if the lining will lay flat.

Line your curtains in a pretty fabric so they look charming inside and from the street. Or make them reversible and flip them when you want a different look.

Line your curtains in a pretty fabric so they look charming inside and from the street. Or make them reversible and flip them when you want a different look.

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."

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."

Absolutely love this for a play space by the laundry in the basement...instead of curtains this are $5 twin flat sheets from Walmart...great ideA

Absolutely love this for a play space by the laundry in the basement...instead of curtains this are $5 twin flat sheets from Walmart...great ideA

We wanted the panels black-out lined, but that lining can be expensive with so many yards needed, so we used $10 canvas drop cloths from Home Depot for the lining.

We wanted the panels black-out lined, but that lining can be expensive with so many yards needed, so we used $10 canvas drop cloths from Home Depot for the lining.

Drapery lining doe not have to be white! Silk drapery lined with ticking stripes - Palmer Weiss

Drapery lining doe not have to be white! Silk drapery lined with ticking stripes - Palmer Weiss

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