What are tie-up shades?
Strings, cords, ribbons, tapes or clips are attached to the curtain material to raise and lower the panel. Tie-up shades are soft and fall gracefully from the rod. Two or more bands spaced across the width of the panel create folds of wide scallops that can be adjusted into varying lengths for a dramatic effect. via
How do you make a tie-up valance?
Pin one strip of ribbon across the width of the fabric 8 inches from the top. Attach another strip of ribbon to the other side of the material so that the ribbons are matched up on opposite sides. Sew the ribbons in place. These will act as an anchor for the valance ties. via
How does a tie shade work?
How do you tie a knot for curtains?
Hold the middle portion of the curtain with 1 hand, then use your opposite hand to hold the outer edge of the curtain fabric. Wrap this thin portion of fabric behind the rest of the bunched fabric, then loop it back around the front. You'll only be wrapping 1 layer of fabric around the curtains to create the knot. via
How do you tie curtains too long?
An option for fixed panels is to drape clear monofilament or twine over the rod, centered directly above each panel, dangling the ends to tieback height or higher or lower, as needed. Wrap one end around the panel, hoist the fabric to the desired height and tie the string ends together to secure the look. via
Are kitchen valances outdated?
If when you think of valances, you imagine droopy valances without form made of some cheap polyester jacquard, then they definitely are dated and most definitely out of style. Just like any product, valances are still used quite frequently by professional interior designers, even in the most modern of homes. via
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How long should tie up curtains be?
Your tie-up valance should be as wide as your window, plus an inch or two on either side to ensure that you're actually covering up the entire surface. Any larger, and your valance will look oversized or lopsided, so stick to a smaller size that more closely matches the size of your window. via
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Where should curtain tie backs be placed?
Hang each tieback hook a third of the way up from the bottom of the curtain. Buffer three inches from the edge of the window. For example, if your curtain is 84 inches long, you would place the tieback about 28 inches from the bottom. A tieback for a 36-inch long cafe curtain would be placed 12 inches from the bottom. via