Panel drapery advice for odd sized openings
Jeanie Scott
March 16, 2014 in Design Dilemma
I would like to install panel draperies on the outside of my dining room windows, but the available space on either side, and in the middle, is all different. From the left side, between the wall and the outside of window casing, is 15". Between the 2 window casings is 39". Then on the right side is 36" to the edge of the light switch.

My questions:
1. Should each panel be equal to the smallest dimension - 15". Or should it fit the available space?
2. Should I have one curtain rod the length of the entire wall, or one over each window?
3. Should the middle area be totally covered up with one panel, or break it into 2 with wall showing between?
4. Finally I am a novice, but decent seamstress, should I attempt to sew them myself, or pay the expense for someone else to do it.
I appreciate all advice!
Jeanie
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arnieindy
That's a hard one, as there are so many options fir you. Based on the pictures of hour room, perhaps treating each window as one. Hang rod fir each one, adding side panels of equal size,. The rod should extend yo the end of the wall on the left side and equal for the other side and window. That way very little if the window, if any would be covered.
March 17, 2014 at 7:01am   
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arnieindy
Also I would place the rod half way between moulding and window
March 17, 2014 at 7:01am   
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