If your windows are smaller or longer than average, you may have trouble buying off-the-shelf window dressings, check out these money-saving hacks to get around the problem.
I have always admired Lucy Tiffney's designs and was super excited when she teamed up with Next to create a reasonably priced capsule collection for Next Home. Unfortunately, however, the curtains I wanted for my living room were too short, but I had an idea. I ordered them and set about lengthening them.*
And, here is the finished result. I added a green header fabric which covered the eyelet holes and fixed a liner and tape for curtains hooks at the back. Best not look too closely at the stitching, which was half done by hand and half with a sewing machine, but I'm pleased with the result. And so is Domino Dog! It was also a fraction of the cost of having them made bespoke.
If you have the opposite problem and find that off-the-shelf curtains are too long for your windows, you could shorten them by cutting off part of the excess at the bottom and hemming them to the desired length. Another great curtain hack for bespoke curtains on a budget.
*The curtains were gifted by Next
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