Functional window treatments to block the sun in the afternoon. The style is similar to this picture but colors differ. In our family room, the panels are made with François Parchment Sunbrella Fabric and trimmed with a band of Sunbrella Solano Fiesta. They frame two French doors that open to the patio.
My mom talks about being dirt poor after my parents were married in 65 and how she made burlap curtains. They were awful, and probably why she has high end taste now. It's being glorified as a DIY. I will send her this. She will hate it.