How to make -
Hand Pleated Interlined Curtains
Materials
  • - Fabric
  • - Lining
  • - Interlining
  • - Thread
  • - Buckram
  • - Weights
  • - Curtain Hooks
  • Tools
  • - Sewing Machine
  • - Needles
  • - Pins
  • - Clamps
  • - Scissors
  • - Set Square
  • - Straight Edge
  • - Invisible Marker
  • Watch the videos for full step by step tution of the instructions and expert tips from the workshop

    Video User Comments

    I love your videos they have given me the confidence to make my own curtains and blinds....Julie

    Your videos are so good, thank you…..Alex

    Once again, I should say that I think the video tutorials are extremely well done. Although I've been sewing for years I've learnt lots of techniques that are new to me and that give a much more professional finish........Heather

    Thank you for such brilliant tutorials and videos....... ....Barbara

    I have absolutely loved your videos for curtain making, I have learnt so much from you….Charlotte

    Step 10: Hang the Curtains
    Printable Worksheet
    Printable Instructions

    HANGING CURTAINS & BINDING

    • Insert 2 curtain pin hooks into the back of each pleat at the correct Hook to Top position.
    • Insert a hook on the Return flap.
    • Insert a hook on the Overlap of the curtain if required - (see video)
    • Make sure you have the appropriate number of rings on the track or pole.
    This video shows you
    • How and where to place hooks

    HANGING CURTAINS & BINDING

    • Hang your curtains.
    • Dress and bind your curtains.
    This video shows you
    • How to hang your curtains
    • How to bind and dress your curtains for a professional finish

    Extra Help & Comments

    Sew Helpful
    Post your questions & comments here, we will reply so everyone can see the answer.
    Ruth
    Hi I've got some pin hooks for my interlined pinch pleat curtains (1.7m long) i've made following your tutorials, they are about 2.5cm in height however your pin hooks in the video look bigger about 4cm. Would you advise getting larger pin hooks and if so any advice where to get them online? I can only seem to find the 2.5cm ones. BTW your tutorials are wonderful, i am a curtain novice to curtain making and I have also not done any sewing for 10+years. As a complete beginner i am pleased how they have turned out and will be ever thankful for your calm, methodical and detailed lessons which gave me the confidence to have a go. Thank you so much.
    Sew Helpful
    Ours are approx 3.5cm long, we buy in bulk from a wholesaler, you could try Merrick and Day. We wouldn't use the smaller ones.
    Ruth
    Thank you, most helpful
    Eve Nicolls
    Why do you insert 2 pinhooks per pleat for interlined curtains but only 1 for lined curtains? Is it due to the extra weight? And do they both go through the same curtain ring?
    Sew Helpful
    We use 2 to help reduce the loading on the pin on heavy curtains. Both hooks go through the same ring eyelet.
    Aileen Cedervall
    Thank you for your fabulous tutorial! Your videos were easy to follow step by step and I would not have managed without them. I now have beautiful interlined double pinch pleat curtains hanging in my living room and I am so pleased with them.

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