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8 Patchwork Curtains to Make at Home

8 Patchwork Curtains to Make at Home

Admired recently: floaty, informal curtains made from patched-together linens. Here the editors of Remodelista rounded up eight examples that are easy to replicate, inspiring us all to get out our sewing machines.

Above: A kitchen curtain made from stitched-together tea towels. Photo by Polly Wreford.

Above: A patchwork of vintage linens via the Textile Trunk.

Above: A Korean pojabi-style curtain made from irregularly shaped, stitched-together fabric remnants. Photo via Jagoda Architecture.

Above: A curtain made from two stitched-together linen napkins via Recover Girl.

Above: A curtain made from old handkerchiefs.  Photo via Dottie Angel.

Like the patchwork curtain trend? See page 45 in Remodelista‘s forthcoming book, Remodelista: A Manual for the Considered Home.

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9:47AM PST on Nov 16, 2013

Very clever, I moved to a new house last year and it was very bare and I needed some curtains to stop the whole world from seeing what I was doing so I took a bed sheet and tied it up to the main window and just stuck magazine papers to another window. Finished.

9:42PM PDT on Nov 1, 2013

My great aunts made a bunch of doilies which I inherited and stitched together for lacy curtains.

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1:43AM PDT on Oct 23, 2013

Not my cup of tea.

1:46PM PDT on Oct 22, 2013

very NICE!

9:24PM PDT on Oct 20, 2013

different...although I don't think I would want them in my home...but maybe at a lake cabin.

6:00PM PDT on Oct 20, 2013

I like them, they look unique. Thanks for sharing :)

8:43AM PDT on Oct 20, 2013

not crazy about these

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Thanks for sharing. I sure wish I could be so creative. :)

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Sounds great... if I ever have that much time and energy for dinner, I'll try it ;)

Interesting but so true for the eyes, they are a precious commodity.

Interesting, thanks for posting.


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