There was a rather worn, starting to tear area at the other end of the same panel, so I sewed that up, too, but with a backstitch:
|Not the Neatest Repair|
Not the neatest mending, but, I didn't want to invest a lot of time and effort as I realized that whatever I did was going to be a very temporary fix. The curtains are too worn to survive the next wash.
I ironed them and hung the up; the repairs are not that noticeable:
|The Mended Curtain Panels|
With the valence and side panels in place: the dark area is the window a/c unit (you can see the power cord behind the headboard; the other cord hanging half way down is the pull chain for the ceiling fan). I move the curtains aside when the a/c is on.
|Window with Curtains|
What would you have done? Would you have mended them?