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Ruffles are a great way to add texture and volume to drapery. To keep the look from seeming too froofy, create a more rustic appearance by making the drapes out of rough burlap. Cut strips that are six inches wide and three times longer than the length of the curtains. Fold the strips into pleats, sew the center of the pleated length to the curtain, and then fluff up the ruffles.
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