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Make Homemade Curtains Out of Flat Sheets

This step by step tutorial of how to make homemade curtains out of flat sheets is an inexpensive way to protect your privacy, reduce sun glare and adds color and texture to your living space. Many stores are now selling flat sheets on their own in the bedding section at a greatly reduced price compared to a whole bedding set.

The added bonus from using flat sheets to make curtains is the ability to hang the curtains higher on the wall closer to the ceiling therefore making the room look taller and larger.

  • Living room

  • Family room

  • Bedroom

  • Kitchen

  • Bathroom

  • Sliding glass doors

Adding curtains to a windows helps keep the heat in your home in the winter and the sun’s rays out during the summer. My grandmother used to change the curtains twice a year, one set of cold weather (heavy material) and another for warm weather (light material) because her home did not have the weatherproofing we have today.

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Sheet sizes are fairly standard, so keep these measurements in mind when you’re shopping:

  • Twin sheets: 66 x 96 inches

  • Full sheets: 81 x 96 inches

  • Queen sheets: 90 x 102 inches

  • King sheets: 108 x 102 inches

At a very economical price, you can afford to darken a room, ensure privacy or simply add a touch of decoration to your home.

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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