HOW TO MEASURE FOR CURTAINS

MEASURING FOR CURTAINS

Width

Curtain poles

For curtain width, measure the width of the curtain pole between any finials or end caps

Curtain tracks

For curtain width, measure the full width of the standard curtain track

Curtain tracks with overlap

Measure the full width of the track (A) and the width of the overlap (B), then add the two

Drop

Curtains should finish either:

  • 1.5cm above the floor or
  • 15-20cm below the sill (or 2cm above the radiator) or
  • 1.5 cm above the sill

Pleat track heading

Measure from the top of the track to where the curtain should finish at the bottom

Pleat pole heading

Measure from the underside of the decorative ring to where the curtain should finish at the bottom

Eyelet heading

Our eyelet heading curtains will fit poles up to 3cm in diameter. Measure from the top of the pole to where the curtain should finish and add 4cm