One of the best places to save money using your sewing skills is home dec sewing. Curtains especially can be expensive to purchase! Sewing your own is a great way to save while getting a completely unique an customized look.
Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage has a great tutorial on how to make the simplest kind of lined curtains using curtain clips. The tutorial takes you through measuring, sewing and topstitching the curtains. Head on over to The Shabby Creek Cottage to get the Easy Lined Curtains Sewing Tutorial.