Beginner | 1 hour
Taught by Annabel Wrigley
This class is all about working with large panels of fabric to make household standards: curtains and duvets. Working with large pieces of fabric may seem intimidating, but Annabel Wrigley provides careful instructions for managing multiple yards and matching up intricate pattern repeats. You will learn how to create a multi-paneled duvet cover with ties, a shower curtain, and a simple curtain for your windows, complete with a curtain rod pocket.

 
Learn how to:
  • Neatly cut large pieces of fabric
  • Create a multi-paneled duvet cover
  • Create and attach duvet ties
  • Match intricate prints across panels
  • Use hem tape to prep large pieces of fabric for sewing
  • Sew a curtain panel with a curtain rod pocket


Chapters
Easy Home Decor Sewing: Curtains and Duvets
00:39
Materials
01:42
Make a Duvet Cover
04:28
07:49
02:29
10:55
Make a Shower Curtain
10:04
Make a Pocket Rod Curtain
05:57
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
All of the projects shown in this class are made with fabric from Joel Dewberry’s Flora collection.
 
Duvet Fabric:
  • 5 yards home decorator fabric for main print panel (can use quilter’s cotton)
  • 5 yards side panel fabric for duvet
  • ½ yard coordinating fabric for duvet ties
  •  Window Panel Fabric:
  • 3 yards decorator weight fabric
  •  Shower Curtain Fabric:
  • 4 ½ yards decorator weight fabric
  •  Materials for Duvet and Curtains:
  • Pins
  • Buttonhole foot
  • Sewing machine
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Heat n’ Bond hem tape
  • Dowel or pencil for pushing out corners
  • Scissors
  • Seam ripper
  • Cutting mat
  • Rotary cutter
  • Ruler
  • Measuring tape
  • Pinking shears
  • FriXion erasable pen
  • Scrap paper
  • Large work table
  • Discussion
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    Transcript
    Easy Home Décor Sewing
    Part 1:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Pillows and Pillowcases
    Annabel Wrigley
    Custom pillowcases are simple to make and add major style to your home. Sewist Annabel Wrigley shows you several ways to make pillowcases, including a version for a standard bed pillow with a pretty edging.  She also shows you three ways to make decorative throw pillows, including a basic envelope pillowcase, one with buttons and buttonholes, and a version with a zipper.

     
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    Part 2:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Curtains and Duvets
    Annabel Wrigley
    This class is all about working with large panels of fabric to make household standards: curtains and duvets. Working with large pieces of fabric may seem intimidating, but Annabel Wrigley provides careful instructions for managing multiple yards and matching up intricate pattern repeats. You will learn how to create a multi-paneled duvet cover with ties, a shower curtain, and a simple curtain for your windows, complete with a curtain rod pocket.

     
    Part 3:
    Easy Home Decor Sewing: Gathered Apron with Pockets
    Annabel Wrigley
    Now that you’ve created cute home décor accents for your home, why not make something cute for yourself? Learn how to sew a sweet gathered apron, complete with ties and a front pocket. Whether you make it for a friend or keep it for yourself, the process of creating this apron is fun and simpler than you may think.

     
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