How to measure

How to measure for curtains in Canberra

Having the right width and height for your curtains is important. You want to have curtains that cover the whole window and that are not too short or too long. Curtain & Blind Creations offers a range of good quality, ready-made curtains in a range of sizes that are ready to hang.
- We offer an extensive range of fabrics and soft furnishings -
how to measure eyelet curtains

Eyelet curtains

For eyelet curtains, measure the width from one end of the rod to the opposite end but do not include the finials. To measure the height, measure from the top of the rod to the finished length you require and add 3cm.

Pinch, box or gather curtains

Rods with rings

With rods, measure the width from one end of the rod to the opposite end but do not include the finials. You will need to add 5% to the width for pinch or box pleat curtains; this is adding creepage so that the curtain will not pull back when closed. To measure the height, measure under the large ring to the finished length you require.
how to measure rods

Tracks

how to measure hand drawn tracks

Hand drawn tracks

With a hand drawn track, measure the width from one end of the track to the opposite end, if it has returns add this to the measurement. You will need to add 5% to the width for pinch or box pleat curtains; this is adding creepage so that the curtain will not pull back when closed. To measure the height, measure from the top of the track to the finished length required.

Cord drawn tracks

With a cord drawn track, measure the width from one end of the track to the opposite end, add the over/under lap measurement. If it has returns, add this to the measurement. To measure the height, measure from the top of the track to the finished length required.
how to measure cord drawn tracks
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