Get caught up in curtain-making. Photo: Getty

When I started sewing, the first project I tackled was curtains. I made Roman shades that I still have hanging to this day. Nice window dressings are pretty easy to make and can build fashion-sewing skills. Plus, you can customize to your heart's delight with fabric and style choices. Here's how:

For more DIY Design, click here. Next week, make your own bed linens.