How To Make Roman Blinds For your Balcony

Roman blinds quickly became popular and in demand not only for professional designers, but housewives, husbands and friends often turn their attention to the choice of this particular element of decor of the room and the adjacent balcony. 

Differences own designs from Western balconies - not an obstacle for the choice of this type of curtains.

The variety of textures, materials and colors can satisfy any taste.
And those who want to taste except his and his ability to excel, can make Roman shades yourself.

 Roman Blinds For your Balcony
 Roman Blinds For your Balcony

1- Prepare material for the following reasons: 
  • It must be dense in texture; 
  • The size of the web (length and width) are measured with the addition of windows on each side on the hem and a binder to 2 cm.
2- By counting the number of folds on the desired future of items ready wooden or metal sticks, the length of slightly less than the expected width.
3- Need to buy (can be made from metal wire and himself) plastic or metal rings with a diameter of about 1.2 cm.
4- Prepare weighting bar made of wood or metal, in width equal to the width of the future curtains.
5- Prepare a strong cord, say, building, whose length is equal to the sum of the same width and two lengths.
6- Left ledge. This can be ready for Roman blinds or plain wooden beam on which the width of the structure of their secure the reliable Velcro tape or tiny nails.
 Roman Blinds For your Balcony
 Roman Blinds For your Balcony

Fabrication process


tailor Roman blinds on a flat surface. Finished canvas laid the wrong side up and smooth out all the creases and wrinkles. Then create artificial fabric folds, basting stitches or fix them with pins. On all edges sutured.
 Roman Blinds For your Balcony
 Roman Blinds For your Balcony

The top edge 

the canvas If mounted on a wooden block to the top edge of the tape is sewn. In the case of special cornice is sufficient to consider a double seam (top and bottom of the product), the upper seam should be spaced from the edge of the hem of 6-7 cm. At the seams to keep in shape is inserted into one of the twigs. Is attached to the edge of the eaves by conventional pegs for curtains.

Bottom hem and filing twigs

bends bottom hem curtains and two rows in such a way that it was possible to pass a weighting between the bar. In the fold creases, ie threading twigs from the wrong side sewn hem finishing.

Securing rings

Locations binders (width divided into three parts) sewn plastic or metal rings. For lifting mechanism in the case of conventional sew cornice stands and rings to the top twig.

The lifting mechanism

Following the "manipulation" Roman blinds hang onto the ledge (special or homemade). Take the three pinch and are threaded along their vertical rows of rings, then along the upper and outputted through the common one end of the ring. 

Cord length is adjusted so as to provide a strictly horizontal raising and lowering of the lower edge of the canvas. They are then tied in a knot, thereby securing the connection. Lowering and height adjustment is carried out with the help of cords.