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Now you can remove the bottom part that holds it all together. Remove any extra plastic slats, I saw somewhere that is suggested you use a slate in every 6-9 inches. I did every 6 inches. Once you have removed them all then you put the bottom back on and tie a knot (I tied it like 3 times because I was afraid once wasn’t enough) and then put your plugs back in.

Now when I cut my fabric, it made me nervous but I added about 2 inches because I had to make a hem for the sides and I hot glued the top and bottom to the main part of the blinds. To hem it, I bought Heat n Bond Hem (it’s easy and I can’t sew to save my life) You just make a small hem and try to get it as straight as possible, mine wasn’t that straight.


Once that is done turn it upside down, get fabric glue and a sponge brush. Glue one side to the fabric every 6 inches (or whatever you decide). Make sure you do NOT glue the pull cord, it needs to be free so you can lift it. Once this is done you let it dry and hot glue your top and bottom. And pop it into place. I will say that it can be a little difficult to pull up and down. I love it and it’s perfect for my kitchen.

I should have took pictures of each step but I was so nervous and concentrating so hard it didn’t cross my mind. One of my best friends is now begging me to help her make a bunch of them for her bedroom so I will try to take photos of each step. If you have any questions just let me know. It’s easier than it sounds and I had no problem at all with it.

Good Luck!


*Cotton duck fabric (from Dutch ”doek”) also simply duck, sometimes duck cloth or duck canvas, is a heavy, plain woven cotton fabric. Duck is perfect for slipcovers, duvet covers, toss pillows, shower curtains and window treatments.