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What length do Voiles come in?
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….
|Two curtains per window
|from 110″ to 185″
|2 x 138″ curtains
How long should voile curtains be?
Curtains that are the same size as your window look flat whenever they’re closed. Look for a voile curtain that is at least 2 times as wide as your window and long enough to reach down to your floor.
What is the difference between a voile and a net curtain?
Net curtains are generally knitted, often with a coarse yarn and mainly in white or cream, whereas voiles are woven giving a finer but more robust fabric and because of this will take a lot of embellishment, often with different coloured yarns.
What is the difference between sheer and voile?
A voile is a sheer fabric that is made of a blend of cotton with linen and polyester. The textiles are woven together to create a stronger fabric with a higher thread count. Voiles are accessible in almost every color including black.
What drop do curtains come in?
Drop: Ready-made curtains are available in three different drops: 137 cm (54 inches), 183 cm (72 inches) or 228 cm (90 inches). Some manufacturers also offer a 274 cm (108 inch) drop; click on this link to view the available designs: Larger Sizes.
Which is better voile or net?
Nets are traditionally white or cream in colour, so can easily blend into your original décor. Decorative: If you want to make a feature out of your window, then we suggest opting for voiles which are often brightly coloured with gorgeous detail and used more for show.
How far past a window should curtains hang?
The standard distance from the window casing to the end of the curtain rod (excluding finials) on each side of the window should be four to 10 inches. As a general rule, drapes will be open during the day, so make sure the curtain rod extends at least four inches on each side of the window’s inside frame.
What is the longest drop in ready made curtains?
Ready-made curtains are available in three different drops: 137 cm (54 inches), 183 cm (72 inches) or 228 cm (90 inches).
Are voile curtains see through?
Voile fabric is thinner and more see-through. It limits outsider’s abilities to see in and allows in the most amount of light. Screen fabric has a slightly denser weave but still allows sunlight to come through but indirectly.