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 to Sew Tab Top Window Drapes?

Tab top window drapes are one of the simplest forms of curtains. A tab top window drape is a curtain with a panel of fabric suspended from a decorative window rod. The panel is attached to the rod ... Read More »

How many drapery hooks are needed for drapes?

Typically, drapery hooks are needed every three to four inches along the length of a drape. The number of hooks can vary, depending on the length and style of the drape. Drapes with pleated seams r... Read More »

How do I measure window drapes?

Take the MeasurementUse a retractable metal tape measure to measure the inside casing of your window or opening from left to right. Take the measurement of the height, starting from the top of the ... Read More »