If you prefer full fabric below the metal tieback,goone-third down from the rod. Using a standard 84-inch curtain,this means you will install the tie back 56 inches from the top for a fuller curtain above the tie back,or 28 inches from the top for a fuller bottom portion. Remove your drapes,with the rod,from the window and set them aside.
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How high should curtain tiebacks be placed?
Tieback height can drastically change the look and feel of a window. Generally, curtain tiebacks look best when placed one-third of the way from the top or bottom of the curtain. Tiebacks are both functional and decorative elements of a window treatment. These fabric bands or metal hooks hold the drapes or curtains back from the window.
How do you measure for window tie back curtains?
Determine the height of the window when the curtains are any other length, and divide the height by three. Measure the resulting distance up from the bottom of the window, and check whether you like this level for the tie back.
How to tieback curtains without removing?
Use the masking tape to temporarily hold back the curtains at the marked level. Stand back from the window and make sure that you have achieved the desired look with your curtain tieback. Adjust the vertical height of the tieback as needed.
How high should curtains be placed on the wall?
The optimal height for the curtains to be placed is anywhere from 4 to 6 inches above the frame of the window. The higher you place the curtains on the wall the larger the window looks, it can also make the room look larger.