Patchwork Shower Curtain


Welcome to Quilt For Lovers, excited for another fabulous pattern?! Well, then why not make your bathroom even more beautiful with a patchwork shower curtain sewn from a pack of fatty rooms (giving it your own touch)?! This tutorial is very easy and creates a huge impact.

Take your fat pack and turn it into a beautiful tall and wide shower curtain in just a few hours, this is a very easy tutorial and creates a huge impact. The fat rooms are always perfect for these types of projects, even if they are not square, they seem to be because the curtain is a little wrinkled, giving the perfect patchwork illusion!!


As this shower curtain is made with cotton fabric, it needs a waterproof coating, but don’t worry, that’s no problem! Most shower curtains need a coating anyway and the coating does not have to be the same size as the curtain. So you want to sew a patchwork shower curtain?? Continue reading this article!!

You will need:

  • 20 or 25 fat rooms of fabric
  • 12 extra large eyelets

Grades:

20 fat rooms will form a shower curtain approximately 84 cm high and 80 cm wide. 25 fat rooms will form a shower curtain approximately 84 cm high and 100 cm wide. For comparison, a ‘standard’ shower curtain is 72 ” x 72 ”. An ‘extra-long’ shower curtain measures 84 ” in length. Extra wide shower curtains vary – the wider, the more beautiful!

This shower curtain would be considered ‘extra-long’, so you can raise your curtain rod for a dramatic effect or cut more at the bottom if you don’t want it for so long. TIP: Make this curtain narrower than 80 ” because it doesn’t flow and crumple so much.

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1. Trim each fat quarter (cutting off the selvages) so that they all measure 18” tall by 21” wide.

2. Arrange your fat quarters into 5 rows. There will be 4 FQ in each row for a narrower shower curtain or 5 FQ in each row for a wider one.

3. Sew the fat quarters in each row together with a 1/4” seam allowance. Finish the seams with a zig zag stitch, or use a serger.

4. Sew the 5 rows together.

5. Fold the sides over 1/2” and then 1/2” again to make 1/2” hems. Stitch close to the fold. Then press and sew a 1/2” hem at the bottom.

6. Press and sew a 1 1/2” hem at the top of the curtain. The eyelets (or grommets) will be centered within this hem.

7. Mark the top of the curtain as follows for the eyelets:

  • make two marks 1 1/2” from either end
  • make 10 more marks at 9” intervals

10. Install the eyelets using the manufacturer’s instructions, centered over each brand.

Enjoy your new Patchwork shower curtain!

See too: Morning Star Block


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