The Fullness Formula

You would **take the area that you’re trying to cover and multiply it by 1**. → 5 foot wide drape + 5 foot wide drape = 10 total feet of fabric width. → Using this example, you would need 2 drapes for 0% Fullness. You would take the area that you’re trying to cover and multiply it by 1.5.

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## What material is used for ceiling draping?

Ceiling draping can be constructed from many materials including **Satin, Silk and Chiffon**. Lightweight fabrics are typically used due to the long lengths and multiple modules combining to make a mighty mass that can weigh enough to generate structural concerns.

## How do you make a tent Draper?

## How is drapery fullness calculated?

Drape Measurements

Essentially, you should use twice as much fabric as you’d use if it were a flat curtain. **By doubling the width of a flat curtain, you achieve 100% fullness**. This means that if you’re covering an area of 50 inches, you’ll need 100 inches of fabric to get proper fullness.

## How much fabric do I need for curtains calculator?

Finished Length Up To | Solids & Small Prints | Medium Prints (v-repeat up to 12″) |
---|---|---|

80″ Long |
5.5 yards |
6 yards |

90″ Long | 6 yards | 6.5 yards |

100″ Long | 6.75 yards | 7 yards |

110″ Long | 7.25 yards | 7.5 yards |

## How much is pipe and drape?

HOW MUCH DOES PIPE AND DRAPE COST? Pipe and drape rentals start at **$119 for the 8 foot tall by 12 foot wide kit**. Many sizes are available! All prices include FREE shipping both ways.

## How wide is pipe and drape?

**The narrowest models generally start at 3 feet wide, and the widest go out to 14 feet in width**. Upright: The Uprights are your vertical pipes, and can either be Fixed Height (one piece), Break Apart (2 shorter pieces that connect together, making transportation easier), or Adjustable / Telescoping.

## What fabric is used for wedding draping?

Voile is a 118-inch ultra-wide draping fabric for wedding receptions, and it looks amazing when used on pipe and drape backdrops and ceilings. **White Sheer Voile** is the most popular option, especially when used with lighting to create stunning effects.

## Can you use tulle for ceiling drapes?

Still, it’s precisely the effect you create when using tulle to decorate the ceiling. A sheer, lightweight fabric available in a multitude of colors, **tulle drapes beautifully across any space**.

## How do you attach tulle to ceiling?

## How do you make ceiling drapes?

## How do you drape the inside of a tent?

## How do you wrap a tulle tent pole?

Using Tulle

**Cut a piece of tulle around eight feet long.** Start two-thirds of the way up the pole and wrap the tulle tightly around two times. Tie the tulle in a small knot and secure to pole with a small piece of clear tape. Take the hanging ends of the tulle and tie them into a large bow, at least two feet wide.

## How do you hide the poles of a tent?

## What does fullness mean in drapery?

Fullness is **the extra fabric used across the width or sometimes height of the drape**. Fullness provides a drape with a richer look. It increases the visual depth of field and provides more light and sound absorption. The use, look and budget can help determine how much fullness should be added to a drape.

## What is standard fullness for curtains?

CURTAIN STYLE | FULLNESS RATIO |
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Gathered Heading |
1.80 |

Tab Tops | 1.25 |

Eyelet Curtains | 1.35 – 1.55 depending on Eyelet positioning |

Rod Pocket Curtains | 1.00 |

## What is a full drape?

Full Bodied/Low Drape

Full bodied drape fabrics are **stiff and hold themselves away from your body**. They hold pleats well and are ideal for structured garments. Full bodied drape fabrics include dupioni silk, scuba knit, and denim.

## How much fabric do I need for 84 inch curtains?

Covering an 84-inch window will take two widths of the fabric. Taking the length of 90 inches and multiplying it by 2, gives us 180 inches. This is equal to 15 feet, or 5 yards. In this example, curtains for a window 84 inches wide would need **5 yards** of fabric.

## How much fabric do I need for 96 inch curtains?

A standard single panel width of rod pocket drapes with a length of 96 inches will require about **6-1/4 to 6-1/2 yards** of fabric for a pair, but the yardage can increase substantially when large pattern repeats, special headers, and extra fullness are introduced.

## How do you calculate curtains?

- Measure the width of the window opening from outside edge to outside edge of the window casing.
- Add 6″ to each side (12″ total).
- Take the total number (your measured width plus what you added to each side), and divide it by the number of panels you want to order.

## How do you set up pipe and drape?

## How much weight can pipe and drape hold?

Supports a maximum of **15 pounds** of evenly distributed weight. This is for the drape support rod (crossbar) only. Uprights and other pipe sold separately.

## How do you make a pipe and drape?

## How much fabric do I need for backdrop?

To make a simple backdrop you will need: **About 4-5 yards (12 to 15 feet) of natural or white muslin**. Buy the widest width you can find. (Try to find one that is at least 108 inches.)

## How do you drape fabric on a mannequin?

## How many curtains do you need for a backdrop?

When you’re trying to cover a 20-foot wide area with 10 foot wide drapes, you’ll need **three 10 foot wide drapes** to cover the total area at 50% fullness. You can also multiply the entire area you’re trying to cover by 1.5 to get your value.