making beaded curtains

Discussion in 'Fashion and Crafts' started by cerridwen, Jan 26, 2005.

  1. cerridwen

    cerridwen in stitches

    I got a collection of old pony beads from work, and I ended up making such a colourful curtain... I so love it... has anyone else made their own curtains?
  2. loveflower

    loveflower Senior Member

    no but i am dying to see a picture of your pony beads :)D?) curtain :D
  3. Faerie

    Faerie Peachy

    We have started to collete beer caps.. and are gonna make a curtain out of that... Still haven't figured out exactly how to string them but i will...
  4. Shockey

    Shockey Member

    I'd need a really smooth bead curtain, dreads get stuck in some of em :/
  5. artful_dodger

    artful_dodger Member

    I saw some curtains in the film The Talented Mr. Ripley that were made from bottle caps... basically, they bent the cap around some rope, so it made a sort of long bead.

    I have a huge coffee can full of caps, and I've been poking away at a project like that. It takes a bit of time, tho... each string takes around two hours to bend all the caps on.

    You can also leave the caps flat, poke holes at the top & bottom, and string them together with eye pins.

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