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How to make a bed canopy

Filed Under: home decor, sewing

bed canopyKeep the romance going past Valentine's day by creating a sensual setting in the bedroom. There is nothing quite as dreamy as a beautifully adorned bed, draped with a sheer canopy. Buying one at a bedroom boutique can be costly. That's OK, because you're not into that anyway, you're DIY-savvy and you'll make you're own. It really is a simple project that you can easily take on, even if you're a novice when it comes to sewing.

Now that you're feeling motivated, here's how to sew a bed canopy. According to, you'll need the following:
  • 18" wooden embroidery hoop
  • 10-1/4 yards 45" - to 60" -wide sheer fabric
  • 3-1/2 yards white seam binding
  • White sewing thread
  • 2 yards x 3/4" white self-adhesive Velcro
  • 2-1/2 yards white cord
  • 1" wooden bead (?" hole)
  • 3/8" metal pot hook
  • 1/2" double-side tape
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Sewing sheers
  • Tape measure
  • Fabric marker
  • Safety pin
  • Iron
Read the instructions before getting started. They'll give you material and assembly instructions specific to the type of atmosphere you're looking to create. They even offer detailed diagrams to help you along the way. This project is a great way to bring luxury into the bedroom.


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