Can You Buy Eyelets For Curtains?

Should eyelet curtains be double width?

You need to allow for both flat panels to be a minimum of one and a half times the curtain pole width.

I personally think they look much better at double the pole width.

Give or take a couple of inches.

This allows the curtains to have enough fabric to allow the pleats to look right when hanging over your window..

Are curtain eyelets a standard size?

There is no standard size of curtain eyelets. You can find a variety of curtain eyelets in many sizes to suit all curtain pole diameters, which can be listed as 25mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 66mm. For example, 25mm curtains eyelets can be found in 1.7″ inch for 44mm outer diameter, and 0.4″ inch for 11mm overall length.

Can you remove eyelets from curtains?

Care instructions for eyelets in curtains Following the care instructions for your curtain fabric. Before cleaning, gently remove the Eyelet Rings from the curtains by easing the rings away with a small flat head screwdriver, applying gentle leverage.

What is the toilet roll trick for curtains?

You can use empty toilet rolls as curtain spacers, so the pleats hang evenly at regular intervals instead of some being bunched up and others spread out. And it turns out this trick is easy to do without having to take your curtains down. So don’t just chuck out the cardboard tubes.

Should curtains touch the floor?

So should curtains touch the floor? The short answer is yes… usually. But when making any decision about your window treatments, whether they’re drapes, blinds, or shades, it’s important to consider every aspect of style and function so you can choose the best option for your windows and your home.

What curtain pole do I need for eyelet curtains?

Eyelet Size Standard ready-made curtains tend to use a 40mm eyelet and as such we could recommend a 28mm curtain pole. A 35mm pole will fit but you may just need to help your curtains along the pole. A 50mm eyelet is recommended for a 35mm curtain pole.

Do eyelet curtains look cheap?

One the reasons eyelets are cheaper (and look cheaper) is because they don’t use as much fabric, so you lose the cosy fullness of pencil-pleat curtains.

Can you use any curtain pole for eyelet curtains?

The only real difference between an eyelet pole and a normal metal curtain pole is the curtain pole rings. … So if your pole is 28mm diameter or slightly smaller then it will be fine for your eyelet curtains.

What is the standard drop for curtains?

Most curtain designs come in standard drop sizes of 54”, 72”, 90” and 108” so you may have to round up to the nearest size. For example, if you measure your drop and it is 147cm (58”) in length and you wanted your curtains to sit off the floor you would round this up to the 72” drop curtains.

How far apart should curtain eyelets be?

about 6 inchesGenerally, grommets are spaced about 6 inches apart on center. The first and last grommet are inset the space needed for the return to the wall, and in front of the window at the leading edge. If there is a window frame, blinds or shades on the window, you will want the spacing to clear what is behind the rod.