How to make no-sew curtains Craft your own stylish window coverings―no sewing machine required Grommets slipped over wall hooks, produce a simple, crisp window treatment. Pinterest 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 Rayon cording tied through grommets gives a finished look; hide the knot behind the grommet. Iron-on fusing tape to create a channel wide enough for a rod or wood dowel to pass through. Clip-on curtain rings Clip-on rings are available through companies such as IKEA and Smith and Noble. Buttons Even with buttons you don't need to sew: Thread fine wire through buttons to connect loops of grosgrain ribbon to fabric. 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. Embellished wire Thread beads on "memory wire" (wire coils that retain circular forms; available in bead shops) to make a simple curtain ring.