The best way to layer sheer and blackout curtains are byplacing the blackout curtains over the sheer curtains or by placing sheer curtains over the blackout curtains. The pole must be longer than the window by 10 inches and the height of the pole should be 8 ?12 inches above the window frame.
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How to plan sheer and blackout curtains for layering?
Before ordering sheer and blackout curtains for layering, you will need to plan the curtain length. The total length of the curtain is known as the ‘drop’. The drop is the length of the curtain from the curtain tracks at the top to the floor.
Can you close the blackout drapes to block light?
Or, you can close the blackout drapes to block light. The curtains featured here are Easy Classic Pleat Draperies in Athena Oceanus and Rod Pocket Top Draperies in Fairfield Dove. All you need to get this look is a Blinds.com Adjustable Drapery Rod with the Double Rod option and your curtains.
What kind of fabric do you use to make blackout curtains?
You can make blackout curtains out of a heavy, tightly woven curtain fabric, or you can use a lighter fabric, such as a cotton or linen. If you want your blackout curtains to block as much light as possible, then you may want to opt for a heavy, tightly woven fabric.
How do you make blackout curtains fold over themselves?
Multiply your frame width by 2.5. To make the blackout curtains more effective, and create a more attractive look, you will want your curtains to have plenty of depth. In order to have enough material for the curtains to fold over themselves several times, they should be at least 2.5 times as wide as your frame.