I've now officially entered the world of bartering.
Next weekend I am going over to the house of a woman my MIL is friends with. My MIL and I are going to clean her house and while we're doing that, she is going to sew me some curtains. How exciting is that? I think my MIL is coming along mostly because she knows I'm a horrendous housekeeper. Her friend does contract work for interior desingers, so I know they're going to be great.
Hooray for bartering!