Knotty Issue Knot each end of fabric and secure it to a curtain rod for a valance look that's surprisingly simple. Be sure to measure enough length in the fabric for the swag, the sides, and the knot. Other valance ideas also.
How To Hang a Curtain Without A Rod - use this to hang the curtians on the playhouse door and window! Love this idea and safer than a rod which can fall on the children! Use dresser drawer knobs instead.
kitchen options - The balloon valance over the sink is completely no-sew. I just draped the dropcloth (another 6 ‘ x and tied three pieces of twine around it and adjusted it. used canvas painter’s dropcloths no sew