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Old 10-27-2015, 12:35 PM   #1
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Measurements for 27' 85 Sovereign Drapes/Curtains

Hi All,
i bought an AS with no drapes/curtains. I found a fee youtube videos on how to make pinch pleat drapes which i want to attempt to make but i have no idea on how much material to buy.
Does anyone know how i can get those measurements for the drapes to each of the windows?


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Old 01-18-2016, 07:14 AM   #2
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I'm working through the same issue . . . but find no one is giving me a recipe for calculating how much fabric to buy. I think you're going to have to measure and fake it.
Drapes generally require 1.5 to 2 times the length of the window track. You can easily measure the height. Your videos . . . or some written material . . . should give you an indication of how much to allow for hems, etc.
It would be very hard for anyone to give numbers because it depends so greatly on how you gather your drapes, how wide the fabric is, and what the measurements are on your specific Airstream. Eg, in some cases a wide fabric might cut in half to make two window coverings.

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Old 01-19-2016, 04:24 AM   #3
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Hi there,
I am yet to embark on the drapes project.. in another 2 weeks or so. I agree that there are many variations to the size of the drapes. I called a company that makes them, i found the contact shared on the forums but at this time i cannot afford it; so i decided to be patient and do them myself.

Thanks for your input.
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