Quick Answer: Should Eyelet Curtains Be Double Width?

How do you measure eyelet curtain width?

Eyelet curtains should be hung from curtain poles.

Simply measure between the finials (the decorative ends) to obtain the width.

Drop: The inner edge of the eyelet is set down 3cm from the top of the curtain so you need to allow for this when measuring or your curtains will be 3 cm too short!.

Are curtain eyelets a standard size?

There is no standard size of curtain eyelets. You can find a variety of curtain eyelets in many sizes to suit all curtain pole diameters, which can be listed as 25mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 66mm. For example, 25mm curtains eyelets can be found in 1.7″ inch for 44mm outer diameter, and 0.4″ inch for 11mm overall length.

What does double width curtains mean?

These double 2x panels on a standard window are hung “wide” so that as much window as possible is showing. They would fully cover the window when closed and retain a lovely fullness when closed. These double 2x panels on a double window are hung “wide” so that as much window as possible is showing.

How do eyelet curtains work?

Eyelet curtains, also referred to as “grommet curtains,” have holes along the top edge. … They are easy to install and do not require curtain rings. The way that they are woven onto a curtain rod creates beautiful folds in the fabric, which can make just about any room appear more grand and formal.

What size pole do I need for eyelet curtains?

The diameter of the inside of an eyelet ring (or grommet) is normally 40mm. The ideal diameter of a metal curtain pole for eyelets is 28mm. So if your pole is 28mm diameter or slightly smaller then it will be fine for your eyelet curtains.

Is curtain width the width of one curtain?

Dunelm’s ready made curtain dimensions All of our ready made curtain sizes are labelled with ‘width by drop’ sizing, so the first number is always the measurement across, and the second is always the measurement down. Our ready made curtains are sold in pairs, and the size refers to each individual curtain.

How do you calculate curtain width?

Measure the width of the rod from left to right. A common rule for displaying curtains properly says the curtains finished width should be at least 2 times the width of your window (if not more – sheers can be 3 times the window width) to achieve a look of proper fullness.

How wide should curtains be for a 72 inch window?

To get the measurements, measure the width of the rod from left to right. For instance, if your window measures 72” wide, you will need curtains that will give a maximum width of 144” (window width x 2 = 144”.)

Do you need a special pole for eyelet curtains?

In theory all poles can be used for eyelet curtains, however they do tend to glide more smoothly and are more popular on a metal curtain pole. You can purchase some curtain poles specifically for eyelet curtains and rings are not supplied.

Should curtains touch the floor?

So should curtains touch the floor? The short answer is yes… usually. But when making any decision about your window treatments, whether they’re drapes, blinds, or shades, it’s important to consider every aspect of style and function so you can choose the best option for your windows and your home.