The kitchen curtain? Why not
Choose the style curtains for the kitchen window — the task is, say, not quite simple. It would seem that what is the difficulty? After all, the kitchen is the room where you don't need thick curtains, heavy, layered draperies, and Drapes covering the window. However, the curtains play an important role in the overall decor of the room, their form and color are the finishing touch. Difficult textile compositions on the Windows always look nice. Ruffles, Smad, cascading down the window, long flowing frill give the room even with the simplest furnishings for a sophisticated look. Is it worth it to do a kitchen curtain? Why not. Most importantly, choose the right shape and color of the style and specifics of the space. A pelmet is a universal decor. It can perfectly complement the classic interior and modern, shiny and metal. Note, however, that you should not do in the kitchen pelmets are too complex and multi-layered. Still, it's a room used for cooking and this process is associated with various fumes, soot deposited on all surfaces greasy coating, requiring constant cleaning, so the curtains in the kitchen wash more often. To care for draperies, hard to wash, and then smooth out the creases – the whole problem. So stop your choice on a more simple but no less attractive models. The same applies to the choice of fabrics. Curtains and pelmets for the kitchen carrying a well-sewn from washable materials: crisp cotton fabrics, polyester, silk.
Now pick up the style. In the kitchen, pelmets, made in the form of frills, simple, but very attractive, you can make yourself. This simple style is perfect for a variety of interiors. Small flower, peas and cage will perfectly complement a classical or romantic style, and solid or striped fabric in the color of the kitchen fronts, with contrasting light and refined decoration, decorate modern interior. Approaching the creative process, combining several different fabrics using ribbons and applique, you can sew light curtains and beautiful curtain for the kitchen (photo). New designs also offer to pick up a similar window decor for blinds or roll curtains, which will soften the severity of the lines and will bring the interior of playfulness and extra comfort. For example, the original looks like a window with shutters, supplemented lambrequins, made of separate narrow parts of the two similar colours with the corners with a brush.
Usually a valance cut out width, constituting 1/6 of the height of the curtains, and its length in the finished form needs to be equal to the length of the cornice. Optional for fluffy builds add at least another 1/3 of the length. Collected pleats with curtain tape sewn on the back side and tightened at the desired distance. On the window pelmet is fixed firmly, it should not move together with the curtains. To do this, select the special cornice, the front side is finished with Velcro tape, which is easy to attach the gathered fabric. You can hang it on an extra rod or mounted directly on top of the ledge.
Kitchen curtain is suitable and flat. They also go well with blinds, tulle, and Roman blinds. For the manufacture of such models necessarily use a pattern. Of paper make a pre-workpiece shape and size that you want, strictly measured by the volume of ledge. Then detail cut out of the main and lining fabric, leaving a hem allowance at the top and bottom. The flat pelmet well keep in shape, between the fabric and lining are laid tight adhesive base. This model is only fastened on top of the ledge, completely closing it. This is done using sticky Velcro tape, one of which is fixed on the cornice and the other on the pelmet. A pelmet can look strictly and concisely, and can be very romantic if you make it out of fabric with bright floral print.