DIY No-Sew Roman Shade by BHG

I absolutely love the look of a Roman shade. However, the cost of them are surely not in my budget.
Only on my wish list!

I did a lil research on just how much these room changers can cost ones pocket book. My results were a surprise too me. I didn’t know my tastes were this expensive.

I just received there catalog from mail and looking at all of the pretty shades and they can do wonders to any room, with the right budget! For a ”30×54” around $270
They have tons of patterns and beautiful designs lots of colors too…
Aww I’m in love, each shade is custom made hand designed. I can see why they are in that price range…

Luckly, I found this easy way to create your own Roman shade by BHG’s magazine do it yourself weekend projects which I am a collector of… I don’t know what I’d do without this magazine.

No-Sew Roman Shade Made from a miniblind and midweight upholstery fabric, this Roman shade can be assembled in a matter of hours.


Materials Needed:
_Mini blind to fit the window
_Mid weight upholstery fabric cut 6 inches wider than the window and 12 inches longer
_Fabric glue
_Flat artist’s paint brush
_ Several clothespins

Step 1
First, lay the blind on your work surface with the front facing down.


(a) Set the length by adjusting the plug underneath the thick bottom slat according to the package instructions.

Step 2 snip away only the strings that connect the slats on both sides.
Maintain the slats at 7-inch intervals; snap off and remove the rest.

Place the fabric facedown under the blind.

Mark the fabric where it folds at the sides, top, and bottom of the slats.


(b)Remove the shade and press the fabric folds.

Place the fabric under the shade, and glue the sides of the fabric to each slat (c) and the top and bottom edges of the fabric to the top and bottom slats.


Use clothespins to hold the fabric in place while it dries.