How to Hem Wooden Shades

Ready-made Roman shades of the wooden variety come in many widths, but their lengths are generally about 72″. That’s long, especially if your window is only 38″. Although the shades work fine for any length, that’s a lot of weight to which to subject the shades’ mechanisms. Plus, there’s excess bulk at the bottom of the window. You don’t have to live with ill-fitting shades like this. You can hem them, and it’s a surprisingly fast and easy procedure to get a custom look. Continue Reading