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1. Measure the frame of the door window.

In my case, the frame was a little over 33" x 9". Each school is different so be sure to measure. If there isn't a metal frame around the window, this is not the window covering you need.

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2. Purchase material.

A thick, black material is best for the side facing out. A fun material for the inward facing side just makes it more enjoyable!

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3. Wash material.

It's always a good idea to wash material before you sew it. More than likely, the Classroom Door Window Covering will never be washed because ... it has magnets in it. It's still a good idea to wash the material before you cut it!

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4. Iron material.

Your cuts will be more accurate if you iron first.

5. Use cutting mat, acrylic ruler, and rotary cutterĀ to cut your material.

I cut the material 1 inch bigger than the actual frame for seam allowance.

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6. Place right sides together and pin.

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7. Begin sewing on the short end, leaving a space for turning.

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8. Clip corners.

It's best to clip on the colorful side so you can see your thread. Yes, I clipped on the black side for one and ended up restitching a corner. Learn from my mistakes!

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9. Turn right side out.

A crochet hook or precision scissors work fabulous for pushing those corners out.

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10. Press seams.

Press the seams flat to make it easier to press the curtain flat.

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11. Turn in opening and press.

Set magnets in place using pins. I placed four magnets in even increments down each side.

12. Place magnets through the opening (one at a time).

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13. Sew opening closed.

After all magnets are placed, sew a line across the bottom to close the opening.

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14. Sew magnets into place.

Pick a side and sew a straight line just on the other side of the magnets, removing pins as you go. Do the same for the remaining three sides.

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15. Sew middle magnets into place.

Sew a short line on either side of the magnet to hold the magnet in place.

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16. Clip all threads and press.

There you have it! A classroom door window covering that's super easy for teachers to use.

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