How to hang kitchen curtains?
It is the same in hanging regular curtains in windows, but the difference is with its size.
Curtains an essential when moving to a place or decorating your home in the UK. It comes in many forms and designs.
These kitchen curtains have a considerable impact when it comes to your kitchen’s appearance.
And it also provides you privacy and protection from the bright sunlight.
I love getting pumped up for decorating my UK house, including hanging curtains to match up the room.
But what if you don’t know what curtains are perfect for your kitchen? Fear, not my friend, I tell you about it more.
Kinds Of Kitchen Curtains
There are many different types of curtain choices, but the thing is you don’t know which one you should choose.
Well, here are some things you should consider when choosing a kitchen curtain.
These will help you in choosing which ones will suit your kitchen style and looks.
Pattern or colour
You put the curtain on because you want to make your kitchen look more appealing.
Therefore, you are supposed to look up some designs, patterns, and colours.
It is one of the essential things you should consider in having a kitchen curtain.
So look for a more suitable pattern or color of curtains that would suit your style.
Of course, every curtain’s purpose is for privacy. It has been a reason to put up curtains to cover or conceal since ancient times.
Some don’t want to be seen, especially when there is a stalker outside looking at you. Well, that would be awkward and creepy.
But of course, you don’t want to over everything all up now, would you? Some fabrics offer a little bit of sunlight and a view outside.
It lets you see through the curtain but not entirely and clearly unless you open them out.
Length and width
Ah, yes, length matters too. Have you ever seen a window just above a sink getting a more prolonged curtain fall than it should have?
That would look awful and unruly, and that makes length matters.
Make sure to measure the window’s length to make sure your curtain fits the shape.
Now, some of you probably don’t know which lengths and widths are suitable, so here’s a tip.
Size #1. Standard full
Standard full curtains measure twice the window’s width and a right at the top of the window sill.
Size #2. Deluxe full
Deluxe full curtains measure 2.5 times the window’s width and a length that’s just at the window sill.
Size #3. Maximum full
A maximum full curtain measures the window’s width and a length of 1n inch or two below the window sill thrice.
Choose one that suits your window’s location and length since curtains that are longer get wet whenever we wash dishes or use the sink.
Steps To Hang Kitchen Curtains
Now, how to hang kitchen curtains?
Whether you will use rod pockets, curtain clips or hooks, or a curtain track is up to you.
But here are the steps that you should take to hang up your kitchen curtain.
Step #1. Measure
Measurement is essential because this determines how much fabric you will use and how much of the window you’re going to cover.
Now, measure the window’s dimension. Add an extra 3 to 4 inches at all sides for allowance.
Step #2. Prepare the fabric
Place your fabric on a flat surface and ensure that it stays flat to have an accurate cut later.
Cut the fabric according to the dimensions measured in step one, but please refer the size to the length mentioned above if you want a fuller curtain.
Step #3. Hems
Once you have done cutting the fabric, put hems on all sides except the top part.
It will give a well-finished look at your curtains.
A 1 to 2 inches hem will do. You could either sew it or use iron-on tape if you don’t know how to sew.
Step #4. Top
Now, this is the tricky part.
There are numerous ways to hang a curtain, and it depends on what you use. Here are some options:
If you plan to use rod pockets, make sure to have enough fabric to use as a header. You can use another design or just the same material.
Make a double folded hem at 4 inches hemline using a pencil and ruler the header’s back part with a 2-inch gap.
Cu the lined fabric. Make sure to cut only the back part and not the front. You can also use eyelets for a neater look.
Using curtain hooks, you can fold 2 inches, double hem the top, and sew it. Attach the curtain hooks at the top. And you’re done.
Make sure to place the rod outside the window frame to look cramped and unruly.
Insert pockets, hooks, or the curtain trail into it, and make sure to attach the end tightly.
Arrange your curtains, and you finished the job!
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That is all.
It is easy for now that you know how to hang kitchen curtains.
It is just like hanging curtains, but usually, kitchen curtains are smaller than room curtains.
Well, nevertheless, I hope you’ve learned more and enjoyed decorating.