How do I measure draperies?

Answer Using a metal tape measure, measure the inside of the window, side-to-side, from casing to casing. Add 6 inches to the measurement to determine width. For drapes to the floor, place the tape measur... Read More »

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How to Measure for Dummy Panel Draperies?

Dummy panel draperies refer to a type of window treatment that is purely aesthetic and offers little functional value. A dummy panel looks like a standard drapery, except it doesn't move along the ... Read More »

How do I launder draperies?

Take Down the DrapesRemove washable drapes from the window. Remove any hooks or other hardware from the drapes prior to putting them into the washer.Set the WasherSet the washer to the gentle cycle... Read More »

How to Sew Pleated Draperies?

Sewing pleated draperies adds style and class to otherwise plain window coverings. While pleated draperies are more difficult to create than traditional draperies, by keeping some basic guidelines... Read More »

How do I hang scarf draperies?

Measure the DraperyMeasure the width of the scarf by laying it flat on the floor. Ensure the width of the scarf is three times wider than the original window width. Place straight pins in the middl... Read More »