How much fabric is needed for window drapes?

Answer The amount of fabric you need for drapes depends on the size of the window. Measure your window and add about 4 to 6 inches to the height. Measure the width according to the width of your drapery r... Read More »

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How do I calculate the fabric needed for window treatments?

Determine Length and WidthMeasure your window to determine its length and width. Decide if you want long or short curtains or a valance. Measure for the length of your curtain by starting at the ro... Read More »

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 to Find Out How Much Fabric Is Needed?

When you've started a sewing project of almost any kind, fabric is needed. When you are making clothes, all you have to do is purchase the pattern book for that article of clothing at the fabric st... Read More »

How to Find How Much Fabric is Needed for a Quilt?

If you don't want to be left short-sheeted, follow the old carpenter's adage---"measure twice, cut once---before starting your quilt. This will help ensure that you won't have to re-cut squares and... Read More »