How to Make Roman Shades: 28 DIY Patterns and Tutorials
Roman shades not just help in keeping the scorching rays of the sun away from the interiors of your room, but also gives your home a soothing look as they appear to be smooth and not ribbed or bumpy like shades we normally use. This festive season put your creative skills into being by making some stunning Roman shades to enhance your house décor rather than spending heaps to buy them. The given instructions and ideas would certainly come to your aid as you get into action.
If you have a big and spacious living room with a lot of windows, these shades with sophisticated patterns would be an apt choice.
This printed fabric makes your room look colorful and vibrant.
If you want to ensure the privacy of your room or kitchen, then add a Roman shade to the doors.
Make sure to hem your fabric in a proper way so that it is larger than your blinds to avoid the latter from sticking out of your fabric.
The words “lovely” put on the shades gives it a remarkable impact.
Take special care in arranging the folds of the shades using your fingers to make it appear elegant.
If you have made a kitchen island for your cooking space, decorate the windows by adding this gorgeous Roman shade to it.
If you just want a roman shade without spending much on its purchase then try those made from canvas.
If you love experimenting with fabrics, then go for burlap shades, as its rustic texture has a grace of its own.
If you want to save yourself from the tedious process of attaching a cord to your shade, then a cordless design would be the perfect choice for you.
The intricate folds of the shades give it a sober look.
If you are tight on your budget, then opt for inexpensive fabrics or cloth and follow the above tutorial to make this pretty red roman shade. This vibrant red shade will match well with red cushions and a flowing curtain.
This Roman blackout shade will provide you immense comfort during the hot summer months preventing any light from outside to enter your room.
A perfect Christmas gift for your loved ones!
If sewing these shades is stopping you from making them, you can try this one where you would need not sew much.
If you have a French door in your backyard or anywhere else at home, adorn it with a light-colored Roman shade.
How conveniently would you be able to work in the hot summers, with these blackout shades completely blocking the rays of the sun from entering the room, giving you comfort!
Arrange the tension rods well for the folds to look neat and uniform.
This simple pattern adds serenity and calmness to your room.
Patterns for Roman Shades
While taking a cue from the DIYs provided above you can take a look at some of the patterns that will help you in choosing your fabric for roman shades.
This black and white pattern would enhance the soberness of your room.
The colorful fabric of this shade would look fantastic on your window, especially if you have decorated your walls with contrasted color paints.
The orange border complements perfectly with the cream background.
So here we have a set of amazing patterns and tutorials for you to make your task easier and more convenient. Hope you will have a fun filled experience this festive season in decorating your home with these magnificent shades.
Published on November 5th 2015 by Miranda Gibbs