Picture of Velcro Curtains for Your Camper Van
In this instructable we will make some curtains for a camper van.

I wanted to use curtains that didnt require a rail system to support the top and bottom as this can interfere with the space inside the van. I therefore opted for some simple  curtains that are velcro-ed in place when required.

Step 1: Buy the Materials

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You will need:

A van
at least 5m of velro with stick hooks and sew loops.  (~$50 in australia!)
Sewable material of your choice (we used a low weight poly cotton blend)
A sewing machine (ours was found on the side of the road).
about 2 hours per curtain (I also learnt to sew in this time)
fabric crayons
tape measure
fabric scissors

MattC21 month ago

great ible

I was wondering how the adhesive has held up to heat?

maniacse6 months ago

Nice idea for any car.. Thank You!

mgbales1 year ago

Do you get much air through the fabrica? ie screens? Thanks for the wonderful post.


cstewart000 (author)  mgbales7 months ago

Sorry Margret,

Yes there is plenty of air. The weeve is not super tight and there are gaps around the window frames. That said, I would recommend a vent from down low to allow cool air in.

This is a great idea! They look really nice, too. :)
cstewart000 (author)  jessyratfink1 year ago

Thanks Jessy. I wanted to use screw in button studs to give a cabin cruiser look but I was worried about damaging the plastic sills for resale.


Great job! Cant make it tho. As i have no gf! Lol.
cstewart000 (author)  Jack Friday1 year ago

But you have a van? The hard part is done! You dont need to register to have a gf!

eddo6171 year ago

Shirtless at the table with a Beer sewing can it get any better than that, great job man.

cstewart000 (author)  eddo6171 year ago

Thanks mate!

eddo6171 year ago

Great job and very sexy girlfriend by the way, nice job on both..