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Insulated DIY Blackout Shades

By: Brittany Goldwyn from
Insulated DIY Blackout Shades
Insulated DIY Blackout Shades
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Are your windows poorly insulated? Does the rising sun always wake you up in the morning? Try sewing these Insulated DIY Blackout Shades! This simple DIY home decor project uses an insulated material, blackout fabric, and a decorative fabric to create a tasteful but practical window curtain tutorial. You’ll love this handy project so much that we guarantee you’ll be making these shades for every window in your home!

Project TypeMake a Project

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Sewn byEither Hand or Machine


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Blackout shades are really much appreciated not just for privacy but to keep out the glare of sunlight near to a TV or just to insulate a window from winter drafts. Simple grommets that are used for the curtain top are easy to apply as is a simple fold over and stitched rod pocket type casing.


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