How to make no-sew curtains

Craft your own stylish window coverings―no sewing machine required

Grommets

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Grommets

slipped over wall hooks, produce a simple, crisp window treatment.

Beautifully designed metal clips

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Pretty metal clips

Clips like these from Liz's Antique Hardware in Los Angeles, add character; look for old clips at flea markets and antiques stores.

Rayon cording

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Rayon cording

Rayon cording tied through grommets gives a finished look; hide the knot behind the grommet.

Use iron-on fusing tape

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Iron-on fusing tape

to create a channel wide enough for a rod or wood dowel to pass through.

Clip-on curtain rings

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Clip-on curtain rings

Clip-on rings are available through companies such as IKEA and Smith and Noble.

Even with buttons

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Buttons

Even with buttons you don't need to sew: Thread fine wire through buttons to connect loops of grosgrain ribbon to fabric.

Team beaded loops,

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Beaded loops

Team beaded loops, made from 24-gauge wire, with wall hooks for an easy fix. Poke a hole in the fabric with a straight pin and the wire will pass through easily.

Thread beads

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Embellished wire

Thread beads on "memory wire" (wire coils that retain circular forms; available in bead shops) to make a simple curtain ring.

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