How To Make Curtains Out of A Pillowcase

Curtains can be a hidden cost when decorating your home. If you don’t have the budget to spend a lot on custom curtains, learn how to make curtains out of a pillowcase!

It’s easy to make curtains out of a pillowcase with just a handful of supplies and about 30 minutes. You can customize the curtains to fit the colors and style of your home. This is a tutorial that you will want to use over and over in your home!

How To Make Curtains Out Of A Pillowcase

Since my sheet curtains were such a popular post (many friends have ended up making them for their own homes!), I’ve decided to post about my kitchen curtain that I made out of a lovely vintage pillowcase.
I knew I wanted a red and white little valance for the window above the kitchen sink. When I came across two pretty little pillowcases at an antique store, I knew I had found the perfect thing for curtains!

Materials Needed For A Pillowcase Curtain

  • Pillowcase
  • Sewing Machine
  • Thread

Instructions For How To Make A Curtain Out Of A Pillowcase

1. Cut the pillowcase to the length that you need for the size of your window. Make sure to leave a few extra inches at the top for the curtain rod. 
2. Then, I sewed a casing at the top for the curtain rod. 
3. If you use the bottom portion of the pillowcase, then no hemming is required.
Otherwise, you will need to add a small hem to the bottom.
It’s the perfect thing for my kitchen.

For more curtain ideas, try making some DIY Drop Cloth Curtains!

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