Laminated Shades offer a simple, clean and cordless solution for your windows. Begin with a stable face fabric, cotton, cotton blends and linen blends work best. Fabric shown is from Greenhouse Fabrics, 10807 Heather, 55% Linen/45% Rayon. Test fabrics with the laminated adhesive before starting your project. Laminated Shades can be operated by a spring or clutch roller.
Two, low-nap paint rollers
Room Darkening Window Shade Cloth
Aluminum Roller Tube
Wood Slat or Weight Bar
Spring & End Plug or Clutch & End Plug
Place the shade in the brackets and adjust the tension if using a Spring Roller or retain the bead chain loop if using a Clutch Roller. To learn in more detail about making Laminated Shades Rowley Company offers two instructional videos; Part 1: How To Make a Laminated Shade and Part 2: Laminated Shade Finishing Touches There is also a Laminated Shade Starter Kit which includes everything you will need to create one laminated shade.