Frequent question: How do you make a rod pocket top and bottom curtain?

How do you make a curtain rod pocket?

Hem the sides of your curtain panels by folding under and pressing 1″. Then fold over and press another 1″ and pin in place. Then sew close to the edge. Now hem the top of the curtains and make the rod pocket.

How much fabric do I need for rod pocket curtains?

Decide what curtain rod you will use to hang the curtain. If it is a thin rod, then you want your fabric to be 8-10 inches longer than the desired length of your final curtain. If it is a thick rod, then you want your fabric to be 10-12 inches longer than the desired length of your final curtain.

How do you make rod pocket curtains without sewing?

Instead, you can just glue your project together with a hot glue gun. Clips and clip rings, mini-clip rings, and safety pins make quick changes easy, and you don’t even have to sew a rod sleeve (that little pocket of fabric at the top of a treatment where you push the rod through).

How wide should rod pocket curtains be?

The rod pocket for a curtain rod is generally 1 1/2 inches in width for either ready made or custom curtains, the first being single and the other double. There can also be a top ruffle added above the rod pocket which can be 1, 2 or even 3 inches in height.

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What is a standard rod pocket size?

A 1 ½” rod pocket should be used on a standard 1” curtain rod or with a decorative rod 13/16” diameter or smaller. A 3” rod pocket should be used on a standard 2 ½” continental or dauphine rod or on a decorative rod 1 3/8” – 1 ½ ” diameter.

How wide should curtains be for 70 inch window?

A common rule for displaying curtains properly says the curtains finished width should be at least 2 times the width of your window (if not more – sheers can be 3 times the window width) to achieve a look of proper fullness.