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Old 10-23-2007, 12:46 PM   #1
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what are the finished drape sizes?

I am getting ready to tackle the replacement of the drapes in our AS, but I have nothing to go by as far as the sizes go. All drapes in the whole unit are long gone.

I have measured the windows and gotten a base to start from. However, the bottom rails that hold the drapes are also gone. I have measured to where the holes indicate it once was, but would like some additional input from those of you that still have drapes.

Incidentally, if you have some old drapes that you are throwing out, I would love to have them as a pattern. (So it doesn't matter if they are beat up).
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Old 09-24-2008, 11:47 PM   #2
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drapes

did you get any answers or are you still searching? I can maybe help! I have a 77 excella 500

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I am getting ready to tackle the replacement of the drapes in our AS, but I have nothing to go by as far as the sizes go. All drapes in the whole unit are long gone.

I have measured the windows and gotten a base to start from. However, the bottom rails that hold the drapes are also gone. I have measured to where the holes indicate it once was, but would like some additional input from those of you that still have drapes.

Incidentally, if you have some old drapes that you are throwing out, I would love to have them as a pattern. (So it doesn't matter if they are beat up).
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Old 09-24-2008, 11:51 PM   #3
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It would also depend how much of a pleat you want in them... Going back and trying to remember what my Nan use to say.... I believe you add about 30% to the overall width to get the general pleat in curtains... But don't hold me to that...
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Actually, for a tailored pinched pleat, multiply the actual width of the window, plus the turn-under for the end snaps, by 1.75 -> 2 to arrive at the unfinished (pre-pleat) width of the material for the curtain.
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Old 09-25-2008, 04:27 AM   #5
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My wife just finished sewing all new drapes for our trailer. She did a very professional job. We replaced hardware and the little plastic pieces that hold the drapes to the rod. We bought the plastic pieces, rod and hardware from Andy. If you e-mail me with your needs I will forward it to my wife. Just remember if you need the little plastic pieces you need to take a pic and sending it to Andy so you get the correct ones.

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My wife just finished sewing all new drapes for our trailer. She did a very professional job. We replaced hardware and the little plastic pieces that hold the drapes to the rod. We bought the plastic pieces, rod and hardware from Andy. If you e-mail me with your needs I will forward it to my wife. Just remember if you need the little plastic pieces you need to take a pic and sending it to Andy so you get the correct ones.

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Your wife makes drapes Brian?
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Old 12-18-2008, 11:27 AM   #7
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She just did them for the airstream and our house. She sews for a hobby when she feels there is a challenge she wants to take on. She can sew and she is good at it.

Check out this link

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f39/curtains-45498.html

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