Make a Roman blind

Step-by-step guide on how to create an elegant Roman blind

You will need

* 2.5cm square wooden batten the width of the blind
* Length of self-adhesive hook and sew-on loop fastener the width of the batten
* Main fabric (we used Oleander, ref 4535-1, col Lemon, £65 a metre, Marvic Textiles, 020 7352 3119)
* Lining fabric
* Matching thread
* Lengths of wooden dowelling, the width of the finished blind minus 3cm
* Length of button trimming, three times the length of the finished blind plus 12cm (we used Button Braid, ref T571/06, £39 a metre, Osborne & Little)
* 12mm plastic rings
* 4 screw-in eyelets
* Wooden acorn
* 3 lengths of cord, each the width of the finished blind plus twice the length
* Wall cleat

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