Roman Blinds for Velux Attic Windows – how I made them.

Over the last few days I have been busy making some Roman Blinds for my Velux windows – I thought it would be good to share this with you as I have yet to find a similar idea on the web.

To make the blind I used some blind fabric, lining fabric, top and bottom wooden battens (mine were 3cm x 2cm for the top and 2cm x 0.5cm), dowel rod (I used 6mm diameter), velcro, blind cord, screw eyes, cleat, small blind rings.

Please note, if you feel inspired to try out this idea yourself, you will need to adapt your wood and fabric materials and measurements to suit your window size and needs. For example if the window is large or you are using heavy fabric you will need thicker dowel and battens and will need to make your casings and hem wider to accommodate the wood.

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