Did someone say NO sew? Music to these ears! I've an entirely rational fear of sewing machines after having to pull a sewing machine needle out of the center of my Mom's thumbnail. That's correct: it went through her nail & snapped off in her thumb.
No blinds needed for this one, Cup Half Full: DIY Roman Shade Just fabric rings and string no mini blind. She also lined them, gave them weight at the bottom and mounted them above the windwo to give more height.