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How to install grommets

In my last tutorial, I showed you how to turn a sheet into a shower curtain, and one of the supplies we used for that project was grommets.  In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to install grommets on your shower curtain, or in any other project you have in mind.

Why Grommets?

Grommets, also known as eyelets, are primarily used to add reinforcement to holes in fabric.  Those holes usually offer a function, such as lacing or strapping something (i.e. shoe laces or belts), or hanging something (i.e. curtains, bags or banners).  However, grommets don’t always have to serve a function.   (more…)


Turn diaper boxes into storage

I absolutely LOVE this idea.  Diaper boxes are so sturdy and have great dimensions for holding all sorts of things.

Here’s the blog post on how to turn diaper boxes into storage: http://www.positivelysplendid.com/2011/02/lets-make-something-together-lined.html


How to make a shower curtain from a sheet

Okay, you’ve waited patiently and I’m finally back to show you how I made my flat sheet into a shower curtain!  As promised, I will offer two versions of this project: a no-sew version and a sewn version.  Whenever possible, I will offer no-sew alternatives to my “sewing” projects because I really want to show you that make-it-yourself home decor projects don’t always require a sewing machine or sewing skills.  There are many products available at your average craft store today that make no-sew projects more possible than ever before.



Sheet to Shower Curtain

The boys’ shower curtain tore recently and I’ve had my eye out for a new one.  But, I have the worst luck finding shower curtains that I like at a reasonable price.  So, when I saw this sheet set at Target for $13, I knew I’d found a solution.  The logic there may not be obvious, but a flat sheet can be turned into a shower curtain in no time flat (no pun intended).  It can even be done without a sewing machine!  When I get around to this exciting challenge, I’ll be sure to take some notes for you, in case you’re curious!