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## How do you calculate draping?

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.

## How much tulle do I need for ceiling?

Test the length and width as you work to ensure accuracy. Aim to have the tulle hang low enough to provide the atmosphere you desire while still high enough to clear the tallest guest. **A height of 7 to 7 1/2 feet is normally adequate — if the ceiling is high, raise it to 8 or 9 feet**.

## 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 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 drape the inside of a tent?

## How do you decorate a tent on a budget?

- Go with an Open Tent. Do you already have a beautiful location to place your wedding tent? …
- Decorate the Entryway. …
- Hang Ceiling Drapes. …
- Hide Support Beams. …
- Use Chair Sashes. …
- Get Some Bean Bags. …
- Hang Fairy Lights… …
- 8. …

## 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 many drapery panels do I need?

**Divide your total by the width of a single curtain panel to get the number of panels you need**. ~ Multiply window width by 2.5 to 3 if you want curtains tightly gathered for a full, luxurious look. Divide your total by the width of a single curtain panel to get the number of panels you need.

## How much wider Should a curtain rod be than the window?

Additionally, be sure to choose a curtain rod that’s wider than your window. This allows curtains to be pulled completely to the side of the window and gives the appearance of a larger space. The rod itself should be **8 to 12 inches longer than the width of the window**, which allows for 4 to 6 inches on either side.

## Can you use tulle for draping?

Things You’ll Need

Tulle is a sheer fabric that adds a soft, decorative touch to parties and weddings. **Tulle can be used on tables, chairs or even draped on the walls**.

## How do I calculate how much tulle I need?

Soft Tulle. If your final number (length+waist radius) is 27 or less, you’ll need about 6 yards (54″ inches wide – if you can’t find 54″ inch wide fabric, you’ll need to buy 12 yards). If your final number is more than 27, you’ll need about 12 yards.

## How do you Drape tulle and lights from the ceiling?

- Figure out how you want to decorate the room. …
- Measure out the tulle pieces so that it is sufficient to drape along the ceiling.
- Cut several pieces of the 1/8″ ribbon. …
- Lay the tulle on the floor and place the Christmas lights along the center of the tulle.

## 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 much width of fabric do I need for curtains?

Most curtains require a minimum of double fullness depending on the heading and the look you want to achieve. We recommend using 2.5 times fullness to create a luxurious look. First, you will need to **multiply the width of your rail by two**.

## How do you hide tent poles?

## How do you put fabric on a tent?

## How do you hang a curtain on a canopy tent?

Pull the hook side of the hook-and-loop tape away from the curtain panel. Peel the backing material away a foot or so at a time, pressing the adhesive in place along the inside edge of the canopy top where the curtain belongs. Attach the curtain to the hook-and-loop tape on the canopy.

## Can you make your own wedding tent?

**Making your own tent for a wedding or other outdoor occasion can be an inexpensive alternative to renting one**, especially if your party is small. In addition, this is a very easy project to assemble and disassemble.