How To Measure Fabric for Curtains

Get the right amount of curtain fullness with this tips from Editor Lindsay Bierman.


[MUSIC] To determine the width of your fabric for curtains, you want to take what's called fullness into consideration. That's what's gonna give you the deep luxurious folds that you see here. So in general, you want to start with the width of your curtain rod, and multiply it by one and a half. And that will give you what's called 150% fullness. Some decorators'll go up to 200%, but that's gonna cost you 50% more in fabric.
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