**To calculate the number of fabric widths required to make your curtains:**

- Multiply Pole Length by Fullness Ratio.
- Divide this figure by the Fabric Width.
- Round the result up to the nearest whole number*.
- This whole number is the number of widths you require to make your curtains.

## How much fabric do I need for triple pleat curtains?

**Each pleat should be approximately 15-20cm and each space should be 10-15cm**. – For the size of the spaces, take the finished width of the heading. Subtract 5cm each for the first and last flat space at each end. Divide by the remaining number of spaces, between the pleats, giving you the size of each space.

## How do you measure for triple pleat curtains?

Curtains, Flat Curtain Panels, Triple Pleat, Double Pleat and Wave Heading Curtains. **Measure the distance from the bottom of rings to where you want your curtain to finish**. Rod Pocket Curtains are measured from the very top of the pole. Flat Panel Curtains are measured from the curtain clips.

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

When deciding on fullness. Direct Fabrics use **2x fullness for all eyelet and pencil pleat curtains unless stated otherwise and recommend 1.5x fullness for front of house stage curtains**. Direct Fabrics will always round up the widths to the nearest width to avoid wastage.

## How do you calculate pleat spacing?

**How will it traverse?**

- width = 5 pleats. 1 1/2 widths = 7 pleats. Related Articles. Hen Saddles Make a hen saddle to prevent feather loss and protect your hens backs as a treading rooster is trying to mate the hen. …
- widths = 10 pleats. 2 1/2 widths = 12 or 13 pleats.
- widths = 15 pleats.

## What size curtains do I need for a 36 inch window?

Example: If your window measures 36″ wide (window width x 2 = 72″), you need **curtains that will give a minimum width of 72″ or 2 panels for that window**. In this case 2 panels will give about 100″ to 120″ of width which will look nice and full. Always round up to the next full number.

## How do I calculate how much fabric I need for double pleat curtains?

**To calculate the number of fabric widths required to make your curtains:**

- Multiply Pole Length by Fullness Ratio.
- Divide this figure by the Fabric Width.
- Round the result up or down to the nearest whole number*.
- This whole number is the number of widths you require to make your curtains.

## How do you calculate fabric for pinch pleat curtains?

Carolina Custom Draperies notes that you should **multiply the total width by 2.5 and record the result**. This allows for the proper amount of fullness for the pleated drapes. For example, if the total width is 84 inches, multiply 84 by 2.5 to get 210 inches, the calculated fabric width.

## How do you calculate fabric size?

In the example: Fabric length is 1700 meters. Fabric width = 72 inch **convert it into meters = (72 * 2.54) /100** =1.83 meters.

How to Convert Knitted Fabric Requirement from Meter to Kg (Kilogram)

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## How do you make triple pinch pleat curtains?

Quote from video on Youtube:*But pinching it at the bottom sewing or gluing a button into place turning that same 3 pleat into a triple barrel. Or changing this replete. Into a fan plate.*

## How much extra fabric do I need for pleats?

So, **to create a 1”pleat, you’ll need 3” of fabric**. For example, if your waist measurement is 25” and you want to create a fully pleated skirt, with 1”-wide pleats, you’ll need to multiply the waist measurement by 3 and add seam allowances for each edge.

## How do you measure for curtains with pleats?

Quote from video on Youtube:*Now measure the drop to measure the drop for pinch pleat heading measure. From directly underneath the curtain pole rings to the point where you want the bottom edge of the curtain to finish.*

## How much space do you need between pinch pleats?

Standard spacing is **5 pleats per 54” fabric width**, however can be adjusted to accommodate different fullness levels.