A strong beading wire like Accu-Flex beading wire is a great choice for a beaded curtain. This type of stringing material can handle a great deal of use and will hold up well to the weight of the beads. Be sure to use several crimp beads at each end of each strand for extra security.
How many beads does it take to make a beaded curtain?
You’ll need to measure the height of the space you are covering with your bead curtain so you can get an idea of how many beads you’ll need for the project. For example, to make one 6-foot strand of 6-millimeter round beads, you will need approximately 234 beads.
How do you keep beaded curtains from tangling?
Our NUMBER ONE TIP for keeping your Beaded Curtains from tangling is to leave the curtains TIED until they are hanging in place.
How do you hang beaded curtains in a door?
If you prefer not to put holes in the wall, place a tension rod in the doorway and use S-shaped shower hooks to hang the beaded curtain over the rod. Alternatively, use sticky-backed hooks on the wall and hang the curtain on these.
What are beaded curtains for?
Bead curtains give a gentle sense of separation. They filter light but allow plenty through. They give a sense of privacy while providing a view. They are the ultimate noncurtain, whether used in a window or doorway, or as a room divider.
Can you make your own bead curtain?
Beaded curtains are simple to make and will add artistry to your room. They can get pretty expensive to buy, however. Luckily, they are fairly easy to make. Best of all, you can customize your curtains by choosing what color, size, and shape the beads are.
How do you make bamboo beaded curtains?
Cut a length of cotton string that is the height of the curtain plus 6 inches with scissors. Tie a knot at one end of the string. Poke the opposite string end through the bamboo beads until the height of the window length is strung. Tie the free end of the cotton thread on a tension curtain rod that fits the window.
How much macrame cord do I need for a door curtain?
Cut lengths of macramé cord six times as long as you want your curtain to be. For instance, if you want your curtain to be 1 foot long, each cord should be 6 feet long. Cut 24 lengths of cord for each foot of dowel rod; for example, a 3 foot dowel needs 72 lengths of cord.