Roman Shades & a Winner!


Posted on April 27th, by Amy in give away, sewing. 17 comments

This roman shade project has been on my list since we painted the living room in January!  I purchased fabric in February, and finally collected all the bits and pieces needed to make it.  I had to let my ideas fully form, before I was ready to cut (some may call this procrastination!), but I decided I’m ready.   Last night I got all my pieces cut, and today I hope to get the sewing done.

When we get them mounted, I will show you our living room :)
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Congratulations Julie!!  I would love to see what you make with this.

Thank you to everyone that left sweet comments  –  I loved reading through them all!  You guys make my day with everyone :)

Blessings ~
Amy
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17 thoughts on “Roman Shades & a Winner!

  1. 1
    RWL says:

    I've been to scared to make Roman shades for our apartment. Hopefully after seeing yours, I won't be so freaked out! :)

  2. 2
    Mary on Lake Pulaski says:

    Congratulations Julie!
    Can't wait to see the Roman Shade Amy!

  3. 3
    Natalia says:

    Amy, that material will look so good with your paint! Can't wait to see them finished.

  4. 4
    call me crazy says:

    Congratulations Julie! Oh I can't wait to read about your shade making~ I caved and purchased one because I was a little intimidated by the sewing directions. ;-)

  5. 5
    CourtneAl says:

    We are on the same wavelength. I have some naked windows that I am dreaming about covering!

  6. 6
    Melody says:

    Congratulations Julie! I look forward to seeing your roman shades Amy!

  7. 7
    Anina says:

    Very pretty! I've made Roman shades before and it was SO worth it. And really simple actually.
    I can't wait to see what they look like.

  8. 8
    momto2wasd says:

    Roman shades are great and are quite simple to make. I'm sure yours will turn out wonderfully.

  9. 9
    Debbie aka Marblesbestfriend says:

    Can't wait to see your shades – such pretty fabric. I bought a "dummies" pattern but our two windows are still bare.

  10. 10
    SewCalGal says:

    Congratulations to Julie!
    Can't wait to see your roman shades.

    SewCalGal
    http://www.sewcalgal.blogspot.com

  11. 11
    slow panic says:

    i'm in the middle of remodeling my office/sewing room. which has 13 french windows (covering three walls) really want to do roman shades but feel a little intimidated. can't wait to hear how yours go

  12. 12
    Kim D. says:

    Congrats to Julie!! Oh, I can't wait to see your roman shades. I've been wanting to make some fabric covered wood valances and the fabric is sitting there waiting until I get my ideas together too.

  13. 13
    MomBrose says:

    ooh, that's Amy Butler isn't it?? :) Can't wait to see it all done!

  14. 14
    Dena says:

    Congratulations Julie!

    Can't wait to see your Roman shades hung up in your living room.

  15. 15
    IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson says:

    Oh Amy I'm excited to see your shades. I have no curtains in my kitchen, living room or family room. You'll have to tell me about the process …. maybe someday I'll have something on my windows. I do love the sunlight coming right in though.

    Smiles,
    Kelly

  16. 16
    Allie says:

    I don't call that procrastinating – I call it letting the project marinate. I can't wait to see your shades – I remember wanting to do some, bought everything I needed, but I let it marinate too long and it got spoiled. *G*

  17. 17
    sandra says:

    I have always wanted to make Roman Shades so show me how easy it is.

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