How much fabric do you need for curtains?

Answer The amount of fabric needed for curtains will depend on the width and length of the window as well as the size of the curtain rod you will be using. To make two 40-by-68.5 inch curtains, for exampl... Read More »

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How much fabric is needed for curtains?

To measure a window for fabric, you would want roughly 2 to 2 1/2 times the width (left to right) of the window. Then, the length (up and down) would be roughly 2 to 3 inches below the window, or 1... Read More »

How much material do i need to make curtains?

On One Hand: Measuring WidthMeasure the width of the window recess, and add four to six inches if the curtain will hang outside the frame. Multiply this number by two if you have a heavy fabric or ... Read More »

How to Measure Fabric for Curtains?

The style of the curtains depends on the common style of the room or house. There are five commonly used curtain types: simple eyelet curtains, pleated drapes, roman blinds, kitchen curtains, top t... Read More »

How to Measure Fabric Curtains?

When measuring fabric curtains, width is always measured first and length second. Be careful to write your numbers down in this order, or you'll end up with a strange looking curtain.