Last week, when I completed my Sew Sweet Simplicity BOM blocks and made them into kitchen curtains, I said I would post pictures of the curtains as soon as a non-snowy and sunny day came along. Well, there are still some small hills of snow around, but the sun is bright and the sky is blue – so, here are the curtains. The top picture shows the bay window area and this is the panel over the sink.
I tried several approaches to making the blocks into curtains and decided to use a simple, streamlined method of using the blocks with sashing and borders to make panels which are very much like wall hangings with a sleeve on the back rather than regular curtain casings. I wanted the panels to hang similar to a blind without any gathers.
This project worked out well for me and at a distance and in the right light, the panels look almost like stained glass windows.