How much bigger should pencil pleat curtains be?

For the best results for this type of curtain heading aim for a minimum fullness of 2.25 times the rail width. This will give an adequate amount of fullness to the pencil pleats, across the full width of the window when the curtains are in the closed position.

What is the difference between pinch pleat and pencil pleat?

Pinch pleats use more fabric and are fuller than pencil pleats. The pleats are hand-sewn in and permanently fixed for more luxurious, tailored look. As pinch pleat is a fixed, sewn-in heading, it is important that you quote an accurate track/pole width when ordering pinch pleats.

What is 90 by 90 in CM for curtains?

229 x 229cm
Fusion – Whitworth Stripe – 100% Cotton Pair of Eyelet Curtains – 90″ Width x 90″ Drop (229 x 229cm) in Blush.

How wide should pleated curtains be?

How wide should curtains be? To ensure that curtain panels look ample when closed, they should have a combined width that is 2 to 2.5 times the width of the window/rod.

Do pencil pleat curtains use hooks?

Usually, pencil pleat curtains have a heading with 3 rows of pockets to insert hooks. For curtain tracks, it’s best to insert curtain hooks into the middle or lower row of pockets so that they hide the track once drawn. For curtain poles, insert the hooks into the top row of pockets so they hang below the ring.

Do pencil pleat curtains go on a track?

Pencil pleat curtains can be hung from a track or a pole.

What are standard curtain sizes?

Standard curtains come in three lengths—84 inches, 96 inches, or 108 inches.

How do you measure pleat size?

The Pleats Divide the window length by the number of pleats, then calculate how big you’d like the pleat to be. Add another few inches for the fold of the pleat. If you’d like there to be six pleats, measure how long you’d like each pleat to be.