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pinch pleat drapes

The Complete Guide to Pinch Pleat Drapery Panels

Pinch pleat draperies are commonly used in traditional and formal decor. This style is called pinch pleated because the fabric is folded and stitched into pleats at the top of each panel to add fullness. The most commonly used pinch pleats styles have two or three pleats. Drapery pins or hooks are used to attach the panels to drapery hardware, so the fabric lays flat in between the fold and the fullness is distributed evenly along the length of the panel. Often weights are added to the bottom hem of the drapery panel allowing the fabric to fall evenly.

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sliding glass door curtain rods

How to Find the Perfect Curtain Rod for your Sliding Glass Door

It’s time to ditch old blinds for something better: a beautiful set of curtains for your sliding glass door. Not only do sliding glass door curtains provide much-needed privacy, but they can bring style, color, and patterns to any room. We’re here to help you find the perfect glass door curtain rod to help bring that vision to life. Curtain rods for sliding glass doors hold more power than you might think.

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heavy duty curtain rods

Why Should You Use Heavy Duty Drapery Rods?

There are many benefits to using heavy duty drapery rods over regular curtain rods. When you are dealing with curtains of a heavier fabric, these types of drapery rods can really come in handy. You may not even be aware that your regular curtain rod is not made to hold up your heavier materials until it’s too late. When shopping for curtain rods for your window treatments, it’s always a good idea to consult with a drapery rod expert before making the final purchase. A professional in the industry will be able to advise you on the best heavy duty drapery rods for your situation.

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