How To Make Panel Track Blinds – Panel track blinds are functional for larger windows. They move horizontally, so they are ideal for use with a sliding glass door. The stunning views from your bay window can still be seen with closed blinds half. They add privacy and elegance to any room. Panel’s designs or patterns add to the decor. Making your own panels lends never-ending possibilities for the design of your room.
Measure the length of the panel of Panel Track Blinds from the middle of the top trim and down to the floor. Measure the width of the middle of the trim the one hand to the middle of the trim is the other side. The number of vertical panels that you make to cover the area will depend on how many panels you want. Choose fabric that is stain resistant, can be cleaned on the spot, and it does not have to be cut on the bias. For making the blinds, cut individual panels using fabric scissors. Cut cardboard of the width of your panels that fit into the top hem. The carton is sewn into the top edge of each panel in order to keep the structure, so that the corners will not be floppy. Turn the top edge of a panel about a half-inch. Pin in place and sew about the panel, to create a cover for the carton. Slide the cardboard sleeve. At the bottom of the screen, flip the material to a half-inch, the pin in place and sew the hem, making edges unstitched. Slide the curtain weight in the resulting sleeve. Fold one edge of the panel about a half-inch and pin in place. Repeat on the other side of the panel. Start sewing from the top of the panel to the bottom and then the other side.
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Mount the track of panel track blinds at the top of your window. The track comes with a series of clips or hangers that fit into the tracking panel. Push the individual hangers or clips in the panel track, the same number as your panels. Attach each panel to a hanger or a clip. Use pull side of the track to ensure that the panels move smoothly when it is opened and closed. Receipt each panel adjustment needs.