How to Make a Cotton Grommet?

Answer Grommets are reinforced holes used for rope or other fasteners. They act like buttonholes. Often put on canvas tents and other cloth shelters, they hold the fabric taunt. Hand-sewn grommets need to... Read More »

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Do People Use Machines to Take Cotton From Plants to Make Cotton Clothing?

The invention of Eli Whitney's cotton gin in 1793 greatly increased the demand for raw cotton product to keep New England mills operating efficiently. This growth ushered in an era of mechanization... Read More »

How to Make Grommet Top Panels?

Grommet top panels are a fresh window treatment style that works well with large decorative curtain rods and dramatic finials. Your fabric choices are no longer limited to the six dark solids and ... Read More »

How to Make a Grommet for a Drapery?

Draperies with grommets at the top make an elegant, contemporary and clean design that you can incorporate into any window with drapes that you regularly open and close. The curtain rod goes throug... Read More »

How do I make grommet top drapes?

Hem the FabricPrewash your fabric in case of shrinkage. Cut two panels of fabric to match the height between your preinstalled curtain rod, plus a foot of extra length. Hem the fabric on all sides ... Read More »