Measuring Guide

 
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1. Select Panel Quantity

- All DrapeStyle Pricing is Per-Panel.
- Two (2) Panels will make a complete pair.

2. Select Finished Length
Rod-Pocket Panels:
  1. Measure from the top of the pole to the floor
    1. Add 1" to this length for poles up to 1" in diameter to accommodate for rod take-up*
    2. Add 2" to this length for poles from 1' to 2" inches in diameter to accommodate for rod take-up*.
  2. Add additional length for Puddling if desired. (See Puddling)

*Rod Take-Up refers to the amount of fabric that is required to shirr the fabric on the rod.

DrapeStyle's standard rod-pocket is designed to fit up to a 1-1/2" pole. For larger poles please contact a DrapeStyle Designer.

Your selected length will include the 3" pocket and, if selected, a 2" Top-Flange.

Grommet Panels:
  1. Measure from the top of the pole to the floor.
    1. Add 1-1/2" to this measurement for Grommet Placement.
  2. Add additional length for Puddling if desired. (See Puddling)
Flat Panels + Pleated Panels
  1. Measure from the bottom of the drapery ring to the floor.
  2. Add additional length for Puddling if desired. (See Puddling)
3. Select Finished Width
  1. Measure the width of your window from outside molding to outside molding (A).
  2. Add 16" to this dimension (B). (This will provide ample overlap and return)
  3. Divide this total dimension (A+B) by 2 to establish the "Per-Panel" width (C).
  4. Use the guide below to determine the coverage area for each pleat and fabric style.

 

Width Image
Number of Widths: Flat Panel or Rod-Pocket All Pleated & Grommeted Panels in Solid Fabric All Pleated Panels
in Striped Fabric
1 Up to 48" Wide Up to 26" Wide Up to 23" Wide
1 1/2 Up to 74" Wide Up to 36" Wide Up to 32" Wide
2 Up to 98" Wide Up to 54" Wide Up to 46" Wide
2 1/2 Up to 122" Wide Up to 66" Wide Up to 60" Wide
3 Up to 145" Wide Up to 80" Wide Up to 72" Wide
Notes:
  • The Approximate Finished Width Will Display in Inches Next to The "Width" Drop-Down When Ordering.
  • Grommeted Panels will cover the same in Solid Fabrics and Striped Fabrics.
Width Guide 3 4. How Many Rings Will You Need? - Drapery Hooks are pre-installed on each panel (except Rod-Pocket + Grommeted).
Number of Widths: Flat Panels Pleated Panels in Solid Fabrics Pleated Panels in Striped Fabrics Pleated Sheers
1 7 Rings 7 Rings 6 Rings 8 Rings
1 1/2 10 Rings 9 Rings 8 Rings 12 Rings
2 14 Rings 12 Rings 10 Rings 14 Rings
2 1/2 17 Rings 14 Rings 12 Rings 16 Rings
3 20 Rings 17 Rings 14 Rings 20 Rings
Notes:
  • Please call a Designer (800-760-8257) for additional questions regarding Ring or Measuring Guide
5. Select Lining
Sateen Lining:

"Sateen Lining" is a tightly woven cotton/poly blend resulting in a fine satin finish.

Sateen Lining
  • - Provides moderate protection against sunlight damage
  • - Provides improved insulation performance
  • - Adds body and fullness to drapes
  • - Standard on all Linen Drapes
Sateen Lining + Flannel Interlining:

"Flannel Interlining" is a heavy-weight cotton flannel fabric.

Sateen Lining + Heavy Flannel Interlining
  • - Provides significant protection against sunlight damage
  • - Provides significant insulation performance
  • - Adds body and fullness to drape
  • - Reduces light penetration
  • - Interlining hangs between the sateen lining and drape fabric
  • - Standard on all Silk Drapery
Blackout Lining + Flannel Interlining

"Blackout Lining" is a opaque heavy-weight cotton/poly blend which is off-white in color and is impervious to light.

Blackout Lining + Heavy Flannel Interlining
  • - Blocks 99% of light
  • - Provides significant insulation performance
  • - Adds body and fullness to drape
  • - Excellent for media rooms and bedrooms
  • - Interlining hangs between the blackout lining and drape fabric
  • - Optional on all Silk Drapery & Linen Drapery
Sateen Lining + Bump Interlining:

"Bump" is also referred to as "English Bump" and is a heavy, thick cotton flannel interlining.

Sateen Lining + Bump Interlining
  • - Provides excellent protection against sunlight damage
  • - Provides excellent insulation performance
  • - Provides significant body and fullness to drape
  • - Reduces sunlight penetration
  • - Interlining hangs between the sateen lining and drape fabric
  • - Optional on all Silk Drapery & Linen Drapery
Puddling Guide - If you prefer for your drapes to Puddle, here are some general guidelines.
Minimal Puddle - Small break in the fabric where it meets the floor. Add 1" - 3" to your length
Moderate Puddle - More dramatic break with some fabric resting on the floor. Add 3" to 6" to your length
Opulent Puddle - Generous amount of fabric pooling on the floor. Add 6" to 8" to your length

DrapeStyle manufacturers all Drapery in our California Studio using only the highest quality materials and processes. All of our natural materials including silk and linen may include some minor natural imperfections and dye-lot variations. For additional information and assistance please call a DrapeStyle Designer at 800-760-8257.

Please visit our Showroom at the StoneMill Design Center in Costa Mesa, California.
2915 Red Hill Ave Suite A108 Costa Mesa, CA 92626
800-760-8257