How do you get a two-story drapery panel to be of uniform width?
Marcella Cassanelli
October 6, 2013 in Design Dilemma
Though I have a two story window to dress, I want straight panels and don't like when they are narrower at the rod and get wider at the bottom. Secondly, but I think related, physics-wise: I've been told the weight of the fabric will stretch them. So hem just above floor anticipating a break? or -just- hit the floor or break to bear some weight? Does that work? Thank you!
Thank you for reporting this. Undo
PRO
Pamela DeCuir Interior Designs
You can avoid the flaring out of drapery panels by using a stiffer weight fabric and then having the hem tacked along the back side with chain and grip. If you let them touch the floor in any way, they will flare out. Sometimes the weight will stretch the fabric - you can consider adding additional support on the back side of the drapery panel midway down.

To get the best results, a professional needs to be involved. Contact WCAA.org to find one in your area.
October 7, 2013 at 7:14AM        Thanked by Marcella Cassanelli
Sign Up to comment
Related Discussions
How do I light my two-story formal living room??
Our foyer and formal living are two story, and while...
Two-story great room, what do I do with the fireplace?
Hello! Our new house has a two-story great room with...
How can I decorate a two-story entryway ?
Narrow 4' x 15' entry, with half stairs going up and...
Two Story Drapery Panels - Solid or Pattern
I am in the process of having drapery panels made for...
More Discussions
Need help with window treatments please
Hi. The guest bathroom (aka my husbands bathroom)...
This dining room is holding me hostage ...
... I can't walk by this room without stopping to stare...
Please help me with this console table decor
The mirror and table have to stay. Everything else...
How to get the look I want for my living room/kitchen
Hello! I am looking for some help with my living...
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2014 Houzz Inc.
Houzz® The new way to design your home™