Can you sew vinyl shower curtain?
Vinyl can be a little tricky to sew. Sometimes it’ll stick under your presser foot and you may need to use tissue paper to assist the glide… another video. I pre cut the holes for my grommets because the vinyl is so thick, but the grommet pliers have a setting to cut fabric for you.
Can you hem a shower curtain?
We’re going to use a simple turned hem technique to finish the edges of the shower curtain. You can iron the seams as you fold them to help keep the hem smooth and even, but this is not strictly necessary. For the side seams, turn the fabric edges under 1 inch, then turn again and pin.
Can you make a shower curtain out of any fabric?
1. The Fabric You want to pick a fabric that stands up to moisture, like vinyl, polyester, or a polyester-cotton blend. A typical shower curtain measures 72″ by 72″ and a stall shower curtain, 50″ by 78″. As most fabrics don’t come in a 72-inch width, you’ll have to put together two panels.
How many yards of fabric do you need to make a shower curtain?
In most prints or solid colors, a shower curtain will take 5 yards of 45”– or 54”-wide fabric pieced together to make the needed width. If the print has a large repeat, more fabric will be needed to match the design, so check the repeat distance before purchasing yardage.
Where the shower liner hits the tub and where it ripples, as a result of being too wide, are breeding grounds for mold and mildew. One simple solution: trim a few inches from the bottom and sides so it fits the tub perfectly without bunching.
How far apart are the holes on a shower curtain?
The grommets on either end of the curtain should be spaced 1” from the edges of the curtain (hence the minus 2”). Shower curtains typically hang from 12 hooks with 11 spaces in between those 12 hooks, so you will divide your “width minus two” amount by 11. For example, my curtain was 78” wide.