Helpful Hints

Use these tips to help with the ordering process for custom window treatments.

Custom Window Treatment Trim Options
The types of trim that can be added to custom draperies.

Templates for Measuring Bay and Bow Windows
How to measure bay and bow windows for custom draperies.

Stack Back Chart and Board Mounting Diagrams
If draperies should clear the window when fully open, use the stack back chart for correct measurements.

How to Calculate Drapery Yardage and Fullness
The information you need to know to calculate yardage for functioning draperies.

Formulas for Calculating Fullness and Yardage
Formulas with examples for calculating fullness and yardage for custom draperies.

Roman Shade Sizing Guide
Charts to determine the shade size needed for your window.

Operating Systems Guide for Roman Shades
Information on the various operating systems for Roman Shades.

How to Calculate Drapery Weight
Formulas to determine drapery fabric and lining weight to select the appropriate hardware.

Ripplefold Carriers
Explanations of the different types of ripplefold carriers.

Printed Fabric Placement in Draperies
For custom draperies using a fabric with a printed pattern, take into account these special considerations.

Master Yardage Chart for Draperies, Shades, and Valances
A chart to calculate how much yardage you will need.

Fringe to Fabric Conversion Chart
Use this chart for shades, valances, swags, and jabots.

Fabric Warning Guidelines
Use these guidelines when selecting fabric for your custom draperies.

Kirsch Hardware Tracks
Overview of the Kirsch hardware track product lines.
Kirsch Basics Hardware
Kirsch Architrac Hardware
Kirsch Estate Hardware
Kirsch AMP Motorization
Kirsch Bent and Curved Hardware Styles

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