How do you sew lined rod pocket curtains?

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

  1. Dry silicone spray.
  2. Curtain slide tape.
  3. Measuring tape.
  4. Custom-cut curtain rod.

How do you make easy unlined curtains?

Making Unlined Curtains

  1. 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. …
  2. Turn in a double 2.5cm (1″) hem at each side and pin.
  3. Turn up a double 7.5cm (3″) hem at the lower edge and pin.
  4. 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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What is hidden rod pocket valance?

Hidden Rod Pocket® window valances. Their modern, sleek styling enables you to have the look of a board mounted valance without the difficulties associated with ordering, shipping and installing board mounted valances.