What lengths do window sheers come in?
The standard curtain lengths are 63, 84, 96, 108 and 120 inches long, and curtain panels are typically 48 inches wide.
How wide should my sheer curtains be?
The width of the curtains should be 1.5 or 2 times the length of the rod. For light or sheer fabrics, the width can be up to 2.5 times the length of the rod. Choosing the width of the curtain fabric depends on the length of the rod, but also on the desired effect.
How far below window should curtains hang?
While fashion once dictated a “flood level” bottom line for curtains—one that hung just past the window sill, short enough that it would not get wet in a flood—today, style calls for curtains to either hang down to within ½-inch of the floor or even puddle slightly.
Should sheers touch the floor?
Lightly touching the floor Drapes and curtains that lightly brush (or “kiss”) the floor tend to be the most stylish length. To achieve this look, though, great care needs to be taken to measure the fabric panels and to hem them precisely.
Do sheer curtains need to touch the floor?
Yes, They should! The length of the curtain determines the height of the curtain rod. Therefore, even if you buy curtains that are 84 inches long, if the curtains hang from the rod without rings, the rod must be approximately 84 inches from the floor to enable the curtain to touch the floor and avoid the awkward look.
How much gathering do I need for sheer curtains?
We would always recommend at least 2.5x gather, but we are often asked by customers on a budget whether dropping to 2x or 1.5x gather will save them money, and the answer is obviously yes!
How long should my sheer curtains be?
Floor-length sheers should end one to two inches above the floor if they are hung beneath another curtain. However, sheers can go to greater lengths if they stand alone. For a soft and romantic look, add an additional three to four inches for “breaking” sheers, or 12 to 15 inches for sheers that puddle.
How long should sheer curtains be?
Are short curtains ever OK?
The shorter length can appear dated. Also, it can cut the visual height of your room in half. From a purely practical standpoint, however, short curtains are sometimes the best option.