When it comes to purchasing fabric for curtains, you will need to take into account the fullness of the fabric as well as the length of the curtains. For a standard 84-inch curtain, you will need approximately six to seven yards of fabric.

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There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the size of the curtains and the fabric used.

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

If you need any help working out how much curtain fabric you need, there’s a simple calculation you can follow. First, multiply the width of your track or pole by your chosen fullness (for example, if your pole width is 150cm and you want 25% fullness, that would be 375). Then, divide that figure by the width of the fabric, which is typically 137cm (so 375 divided by 137 would be 273).

What is the finished length of a standard window PAIR of basic drapery panels at 25x fullness?

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### How many yards does it take to make floor length curtains

If you want your drapes to puddle up on the floor, add extra length for that. From my curtain rod to the floor is about 96 inches. Add 10 inches (for seam and hem allowance + some shrinking from washing), plus 2 more inches for some slight puddling and I found 3 yards to be the perfect amount.

If you want to calculate how many curtain panels you need for a window, you can divide the total width of the window by the width of a single panel. For example, if your window is 120 inches wide and each panel is 50 inches wide, you would need 2.4 panels. However, if you want curtains that are tightly gathered for a full, luxurious look, you would need to multiply the width of the window by 2.5 to 3.

## How do I figure out how much material I need?

In order to determine the amount of material you will need, you need to take accurate measurements of the width, length, and depth of the area you need filled. Once you have these numbers, be sure to write them down or draw them out on paper as accurately as possible to give you a good visual aid.

If you have many windows that need curtains, you may need to buy more than one length of fabric. A simple rule of thumb is that a curtain is one and a half to two times the width of the area it is meant to cover. This will ensure that the curtains are full and look best.

## How wide should curtains be for 84 inch window?

To achieve a look of proper fullness, a common rule for displaying curtains says the curtains finished width should be at least 2 times the width of your window.

If you have a 72 inch window, you will need curtains with a finished width of at least 15 times that, but it is better to have those with twice that width and even three times the width for sheers. This will give you the best look and the most coverage for your window.

### What is the best curtain length for 8 foot ceilings

Assuming you want guidance on curtains for an 8-foot ceiling:

For an 8-foot ceiling, your curtain panels should probably be about 91 inches long. If you don’t want to get custom window panels, you can buy 96-inch ones and hem them so they are floor to (almost) ceiling.

The pooling length of a curtain is the distance from the top of the curtain to the bottom of the pool of fabric at the bottom. The puddle length is the distance from the top of the curtain to the bottom of the puddle of fabric at the bottom. The longest and most dramatic style of curtains hangs down onto the floor, with two or more inches of extra fabric. This romantic look is best saved for formal spaces such as dining rooms, bedrooms, or living rooms where there isn’t much foot traffic.

## Do floor length curtains make a room look bigger?

Hanging curtains from the highest point of the wall gives the illusion of a larger room. The curtains falling all the way down to the floor create a soft and subtle guide for the eye, encouraging you to take in all of the space you have. This is a great way to make a small room appear larger.

This is a good choice for most rooms. The right length is 1 cm off the floor so the curtains move back and forth nicely and don’t gather as much dust. They also hang beautifully. If you have some extra space above the window, fix the pole as high as you can while still maintaining a good look.

### What size curtains do I need for a 100 inch window

If you want your curtains to hang off the window when they’re in the open position, you should make them 125 inches wide if the window is 100 inches wide. This will allow for a 25-inch overhang on each side of the window.

This is a general guideline for how high to hang curtains above a window frame. Hanging them too low can make a room feel cramped, while hanging them too high can make it feel bare. four to six inches above the window frame is a good rule of thumb to follow.

## Do you need 2 curtain panels per window?

If you have single-hung windows, you need only one curtain per window unless there are multiple rooms in which you want light coming in through them. If you have a high-ceilinged room with lots of windows, then you probably do need two curtains.

A yard is a unit of measurement that is equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches. This unit is often used to measure length, but can also be used to measure width in certain situations.

## Conclusion

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the specific dimensions of the curtains. However, as a general guide, you would need approximately 10 yards of fabric for 84 curtains.

84 curtains take up a lot of fabric. In order to make 84 curtains, you would need a lot of fabric.