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What are some different easy ways you can make a DIY window valance?

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Sunday, November 19, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: Sheffield Style with Custom Banding, by CurtainsByJoanne, on Flickr
Sheffield Style with Custom Banding, by CurtainsByJoanne
A window valance is a form of window treatment that covers the uppermost part of the window and can be hung alone or paired with window blinds, or curtains. Valances are a popular decorative choice in concealing drapery hardware. Wikipedia

DID YOU KNOW?
Valance is pronounced by rhyming with balance.

HOW TO MAKE:
To make a valance for your window, start by using a tape measure to measure the width of your window.
If you prefer a gathered valance, then you would multiple by 1.5 to know how much fabric you need.
Your valance should be about 1/4 of the length of your window, or at least 15 inches.


Image: Sewing Tips on Making Valances. Part of the series: Sewing Techniques-Sewing Tips on Making Valances. Part of the series: Sewing Techniques
-- Making valances involves taking proper measurements of your windows and applying that information as you work with your material.
Learn a few sewing tips on making valances with help from a longtime seamstress in this video clip.


Easy Window Swags,
Valances and Cornices


But who has time to sew??


HOW TO: Quick and Cheap Window Valance:
-- The above valance project was very easy to do - with any window. You can even remove the straight pins and reuse the fabric on something else, and then change the fabric if you needed to.

The above video explains how to make the first valance mentioned in my Quora answer below:

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About Catherine: I have been writing frugal tips since 1982, when I was a young divorced mom of two - for my baby product company, Born to Love. I am now mom to three sons, who are all grown up, grandma to three - and happily re-married to a wonderful man. We have rescued two little dogs, Denny and Dexter - and a cat, Bella.

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