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How to Measure for Curtains

People always ask, "How do I measure for curtains?" Measuring for curtains is easy, just follow these simple steps All sizes are stated WIDTH (left to right) by LENGTH (top to bottom) Curtain or valance sizes: The width of rod pocket curtains is stated as the flat out width. You would never use the curtain flat out so keep in mind that a 60" wide panel will not look good if you try to cover a 60" window with it. You need to provide fullness by using multiple panels for a window that size. Certain items are used "flat out" or close to it and we will state that in the product description. Pinch pleated drapes on the other hand...

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