how much fullness for curtains

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2 x fabric fullness

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  • How do you get 100% fullness on curtains?

  • Two times the fabric yields 100% fullness, and three times as much fabric yields 200% fullness, commonly used for Main Curtains where a rich, full look is desired (Images B-F below). For example, one 54?wide piece of fabric will be pleated down to 27?to obtain 100% fullness.

  • What is the fullness ratio of a curtain?

  • There are different fullness ratios for each heading type, because some curtains need more fabric when hung up. If your curtain pole is 1m long and the curtain is 2m wide, the fullness is 2 times, or written 2x.

  • What is the fullness of a curtain track?

  • If your curtain pole is 1m long and the curtain is 2m wide, the fullness is 2 times, or written 2x. This means that there is twice as much fabric in the width as the pole length. Example: If your curtain track is 120 cm wide and you would like to order Tab Top curtains (2 separate curtains), you can enter the width as 120 cm.

  • What size curtains do I Need?

  • Direct Fabrics use 2x fullness for all eyelet and pencil pleat curtains unless stated otherwise and recommend 1.5x fullness for front of house stage curtains. Direct Fabrics will always round up the widths to the nearest width to avoid wastage. EG Track width 170cm with Pencil Pleat Curtains (fullness 2x or 100%) = Recommend flat curtain of 340cm.

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