The ultimate guide to selecting, measuring, and troubleshooting window treatments.
Getting a Perfect Fit
• As a general rule to determine width of drapery panels, multiply the width of the window by two or three to account for gathering.
• Determining drapery length is a personal preference. If you want the panels to touch the floor, allow about 1/2 inch to rest on the floor. Should you want the draperies to puddle on the floor, add anywhere from 6 to 18 inches to the length.
• Replacing existing draperies? Simply measure one panel for length and width, and then multiply the width by two to get the total for the pair.