another vintage cloth as a curtain - it is definitly the way forward. just need to learn how to turn them into blinds now!
idea to make
easy to roll up wood Venetian blinds are a good idea to get the shade you need just right
No sew Window Cornice from foam board, batting, and fabric. I need this for my vertical blinds!! Links to several window treatment ideas.
Luxury Wooden Blinds by English Blinds - http://www.englishblinds.co.uk/wooden-blinds
Quality Vertical Blinds by English Blinds - http://www.englishblinds.co.uk/vertical-blinds
Made to Measure Roller Blinds by English Blinds - http://www.englishblinds.co.uk/roller-blinds