curtain pattern

ohiojudyNovember 21, 2009

I'm looking for a gathered fishtail swag pattern. can find fishtail swags but not gathered. Could I just put a casing with a drawstring? I've seen them for sale on primitive sites from homespun and thought I would make them my self. thanks

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pattiohio

Check the site below, scroll down to Colonial Swag, if that is what your talking about yes you can add a casing and drawstring..
When drawn would create the fishtail look, they probably need to be cut on a slight angle to define the look..HTH

Here is a link that might be useful: Colonial Swag

    Bookmark   November 21, 2009 at 1:15PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ohiojudy

That's what I am looking for, but I can't find a pattern. I'm thinking of taking newspaper and drawing it out and maybe making a muslin pattern. Heaven knows I have enough scrap material around here to use.

    Bookmark   November 23, 2009 at 10:55AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
pattiohio

Judy, Good Idea on making a muslin..
Have you ever seen the sewing with nancy videos?
They have covered several subjects
When you open the site below the black box it has a list of 64 various videos, Pam Damour (they call her the home decor diva) has several on valances, swags and fishtails..

Sorry no not know exact numbers.

Although she is selling something just watch a few how she connects them, think you could just make your own.

Hope you show us what you come up with..

Here is a link that might be useful: Pam Damour Windows

    Bookmark   November 23, 2009 at 5:27PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Pleating help
Hello all. It's been a while since I asked a question...
cloybaby
Singer toy sewing machine question
Hi, I have a Singer Sewhandy toy electric sewing machine...
philanna273
Sewing Plus Size Clothing
Does anybody here sew plus size clothing for re-sale?...
catsoup
Bernette Serger 334D - a Classic!
I love this serger, bought it used many years ago,...
gramfel
Should I buy this old Singer?
... Can you tell me how I find when it was made? It's...
caroline94535
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™