Can eyelet curtains be lined?
How to hang linings with eyelet curtains. Remove your curtains from the pole and lay them face down on a flat surface. Place the lining on top of the curtain with the header tape facing towards you. Insert your curtain hooks into the header tape pockets as shown.
How much narrower should curtain lining be?
Regular lining should be 7.5cm (3″) shorter than the curtain fabric. Thermal lining is too bulky to create a double hem, so needs to be 17.5cm (6⅞”) shorter than the curtain fabric.
Can you change pencil pleat curtains to eyelet?
What may not be appreciated is that it is often possible to convert curtains with pinch pleat and pencil pleat headings to eyelets quite easily as eyelet headed curtains require less fabric.
How far apart are curtain eyelets?
Generally, grommets are spaced about 6 inches apart on center. The first and last grommet are inset the space needed for the return to the wall, and in front of the window at the leading edge. If there is a window frame, blinds or shades on the window, you will want the spacing to clear what is behind the rod.
How hard is it to make curtains?
Making curtains is easy, but only if you know the basics
Curtains are almost all straight sewing, making them an easy project for beginners. That said, there are still some basics to master before embarking on sewing curtains for the first time.
Do you cut off selvage when making curtains?
It depends on the fabric as some selvedges are tighter than others. In the grand scheme of things when you are making curtains the time taken to trim off the selvedges is not that much, but unless the selvedges look very tight I do tend to leave them on.