# How much material do I need to make curtains?

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## How do I calculate how much material I need for curtains?

There’s a simple calculation to work out how much curtain fabric you need. First, multiply the track/pole width by your chosen fullness (eg. Pole width 150cm x 2.5 = 375). Next, divide that figure by the fabric width, which is typically 137cm (375 divided by 137 = 2.73).

## How many yards of fabric do you need to make curtains?

Yardage chart for a standard window PAIR of basic drapery panels @ 2.5x fullness

Finished Length Up To Solids & Small Prints Large Prints (v-repeat up to 24″)
60″ Long 4.5 yards 5.5 yards
70″ Long 5 yards 6 yards
80″ Long 5.5 yards 6.5 yards
90″ Long 6 yards 7 yards

## How much wider than window should curtains be?

How wide should curtains be? To ensure that curtain panels look ample when closed, they should have a combined width that is 2 to 2.5 times the width of the window/rod. That means if you are ordering Grommet style or Rod-pocket style, the total drapery width should be at least 2 times the window/rod widths.

## How many yards of fabric do I need calculator?

Dimensions that fit into the width of the fabric

Take the total length you need and divide by 36 to calculate how many yards you need. Most of our fabric is sold in full yard increments, so round up to the nearest yard.

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## How many yards of fabric does it take to make a blanket?

You can allocate two to four yards of fabric to make a blanket. A small-size blanket like the baby blanket or crib blanket can use a yard for each piece, while the slightly bigger child blanket will need one and a half yards each.