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Easy Fabric-Scrap Cafe Curtains

Adorn your windows with soft and airy chiffon cafe curtains for a feel that's not too shabby and definitely chic.

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Materials Needed:

  • chiffon fabrics in two muted colors
  • tension rod
  • scissors

Cut Fabric

Make a vertical cut on the fabric depending on the width desired. (We chose two-inch strips.) Note: For a shabby chic feel, choose something similar to white and ecru chiffon fabric.

Pull Fabric Apart

Pull fabric apart from where you placed the cut until it makes a vertical strip. Create several strips.

Loop + Make Knot

Take one fabric strip and fold it in the middle. Make a loop and place under the tension rod (Image 1). Pull the long end of the fabric and tighten (Image 2, 3).

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