Can I make a roller blind with fabric?

Measure and cut a piece of fabric 1cm less than the width of the metal roller (104cm, unless you’re trimming the blind kit as above), and to the drop you require for your window plus 3cm. Fold and pin, with wrong sides together, a channel along the bottom of the fabric, then machine stitch in place.

How do you stiffen fabric on a roller blind?

Fabric stiffening spray; something like Stiffen Stuff, not spray starch. (Stiffener can also be made with 1 tablespoon PVA glue to 250ml warm water, which is what I did.)

Can you dye a roller blind?

Roller blinds or shades don’t have to stay their original, bland colors. You can dress them up with a fresh coat of paint or painted designs. Acrylic craft paint can be used on both fabric or vinyl blinds, but vinyl requires a coat of plastic primer first for best results.

How do you roll up blinds without a string?

If you want to know how to lower cordless blinds, all you need to do is pull down on the bottom rail of the blinds. Conversely, to raise cordless blinds, simply place your hand under the bottom rail and gently raise it up.

How can I change the color of my roller blinds?

How to make a roller blind at home?


  • Roller blind kit
  • Fabric stiffener
  • Basic sewing kit
  • How to make Homemade blinds?

    Give your fabric a good ironing. A crisp press makes a sewing project so much easier!

  • Measure the width and height of the inside of your window where the shade will be hanging.
  • Cut out your fabric adding 1/2″ to each side and 4″ to the length.
  • Take your lining and mark out your measurements for the tube tape (show below) with pins.
  • How to choose the right roller blinds for your home?

    Style Choosing a style of blind is the starting point: do you prefer roller or Venetian blinds?

  • Material Interior blinds come in a range of materials that can vary in suitability depending on your space.
  • Consider your window Different styles of blinds open and close differently.
  • How to install indoor roller blinds?

    Measure up your window frame. You can either get a blind made to measure,or use a standard one and trim it to size yourself.

  • Mount the brackets on the window frame. Measure out the points for where your brackets will sit on either side of the frame,making them the same height and
  • Install the roller blind on the window frame.