## Best answer

There a simple calculation to work out how muchcurtainfabricyou need. First, multiply the track/pole width by your chosen fullness (eg. Pole width 150cm x 2.5 = 375). Next, divide that figure by the fabricwidth, which is typically 137cm (375 divided by 137 = 2.73).

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### How do I estimate the amount of fabric required for curtains?

Enter your measurements and curtain details below and the calculator will tell you the amount of fabric required. Either provide the length of your existing track/pole (excluding finials) or estimate based on your window opening.

### How do you calculate curtain meterage?

Step 1 – Curtain Fabric Meterage Equation Width of window x 1.5m fullness (or 2.5m fullness for pleats) + 6cm seam allowance = A A / fabric width = number of drops required Note – make sure you exclude the selvedges (i.e edges of the fabric) from the fabric width measurement.

### How many feet do you need for a 240 inch curtain?

We calculated curtain fabric to be 240 inches wide. If we divide that by 60, it comes to 4. We need 4 widths of the fabric. Multiplying the drop of 66 inches by 4 widths of fabric gives 264 inches. Converting this to feet is 22 feet.

### How do I use the fabric calculator?

The calculator makes appropriate allowances for pattern repeat, fullness, headings and hems. Enter your measurements and curtain details below and the calculator will tell you the amount of fabric required.