Asked by: Rutilio Ghouzali
asked in category: General Last Updated: 11th January, 2020

How do you sew a scalloped edge Valance?

Thread the sewing machine with thread that matches the fabric. Sew a half-inch seam along both of the short ends of the fabric. Sew a half-inch seam along the scalloped edge as well. Sew a second half-inch seam on top of the first seam along the scalloped edge for reinforcement.

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Considering this, how do you make a scalloped valance?

The Top of the Valance

  1. Press under 5 1/2" on the top of the valance.
  2. Press under 1/2" on the raw edge.
  3. Pin the hem in place.
  4. Sew a straight line of stitching along the hem edge.
  5. Sew a second line of stitching, 3" from the top folded edge of the valance.
  6. Press well and hang.

Subsequently, question is, how do you make a Sheffield Valance? How to Make a Sheffield Valance

  1. Measure and mark the width of your window and add one inch for a hem on each side.
  2. Measure and mark for how long you want the valance to hang and add at least two inches for a hem.
  3. Cut the fabric according to your measurements and pin the pleats in place.
  4. Sew the top hem first and remove pins as you go.

Then, how do you sew a lining in a valance?

Fold 1/2 inch to the back of your valance on both sides and pin as you go and then iron the seam. This will be the short end of the fabric. Use a straight stitch to sew the seams. Repeat with the lining fabric.

What is a scalloped edge?

Scalloped is a term that is usually used to describe the rim edge or footed base of a plate, bowl, cup or other pieces of tableware. When considering China & Crystal Dinnerware there are many types of scalloped edges, the curves can be very small to large or some may be rounded while others have squared off scallops.

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