Add style and
elegance to your room with plaited
have to two advantages:
let in extra light through windows and doors during the
Plaited tie-backs in
particular give a rich finishing touch to your curtains and
your room as a whole.
There are different
ways you can choose to make plaited tie-backs:
the same fabric as
contrasting color to your curtains
matching the pattern in the curtain
Determine the length
of the tie-backs by using a tape-measure to tie back the
curtains to the required length. The reading on the
tape-measure will give you the finished length. Allow some
extra fabric as you lose a little from length when
using three different colors about 20-25 cm from each to
make 2 tubes in each color
using a plain color - enough for 6 tubes (about 75
- enough for 6 tubes (about 75 cm)
plastic or metal rings
or filling optional.
Sewing the plaited
strips (of about 10 cm each) of the fabric and the lining.
(And wadding if
extra thickness is required). Smart window
treatment ideas to suit your home decor, lifestyle and
the lining onto the wrong side of each strip of
right sides together, fold each strip in half lengthwise
and stitch along the long edge, then turn by pulling one
Position the seam
in the centre on the inside of each tube, fold both ends
over and stitch to secure.
3 tubes on top of one another and slipstitch the ends
together and plait. Again put the ends of the 3 tubes on
top of one another and slipstitch together again to
rings onto each end of the tieback.
plaited tie-backs and finished the eye-catching window
treatment feature they make.