How wide should a rod pocket be?
The rod pocket for a curtain rod is generally 1 1/2 inches in width for either ready made or custom curtains, the first being single and the other double. There can also be a top ruffle added above the rod pocket which can be 1, 2 or even 3 inches in height.
How do you make rod pocket curtains slide easier?
4 Easy Ways To Make Curtains Slide Easily
- Dry silicone spray.
- Curtain slide tape.
- Measuring tape.
- Custom-cut curtain rod.
How do you make easy unlined curtains?
Making Unlined Curtains
- Cut the fabric to the required size, allowing 10cm (4″) for side hems and adding 20cm (8″) to the length for top and bottom hem allowances. …
- Turn in a double 2.5cm (1″) hem at each side and pin.
- Turn up a double 7.5cm (3″) hem at the lower edge and pin.
- Mitre both bottom corners.
How much narrower should curtain lining be?
Regular lining should be 7.5cm (3″) shorter than the curtain fabric. Thermal lining is too bulky to create a double hem, so needs to be 17.5cm (6⅞”) shorter than the curtain fabric.
How much fabric do I need for rod pocket curtains?
Decide what curtain rod you will use to hang the curtain. If it is a thin rod, then you want your fabric to be 8-10 inches longer than the desired length of your final curtain. If it is a thick rod, then you want your fabric to be 10-12 inches longer than the desired length of your final curtain.
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