Selecting the fabric material, size, and the color scheme is, of course, important when it comes to buying the curtains for your place. But there is something more important and that is your swag, it is to know the style of the curtain you are going for. Because of this what we do not think when making the purchase.
There are a number of styles when it comes to curtains, it includes eyelet, ring, pencil pleat, box pleat, pinch pleat, tab top, and wave tape curtains. Among all, pencil pleat curtains create the fullest, widest, and most spacious illusion. They give a formal feel to your place.now if you are thinking that why are they called pencil pleat curtains? it is because their pleats are thinking enough like the pencil and it feels like there are hundreds of pencils at the top of the curtains. They look simple, soft, and sweet. They look pretty well when they are closed.
Pencil pleat curtains have a very beautiful and extravagant heading style. They draw a considerable amount of fabric close together and then bind them tightly with the help of strings. These strings are present on both sides of the curtains and help you to adjust the width of the curtains. These pleats are not permanent and can be adjusted according to the available space. Once you bind the string, the pleats appear uniform and appear elegant throughout. You can hang the pencil pleat curtains on both pole and rod.
What places are best for the pencil pleat curtains?
Pencil pleat curtains have a unique heading style which makes them fit well into all interior and all places. You can hang them in bedrooms, living rooms, sun rooms, kitchen, drawing room, dressing rooms, art galleries, and hallways. Other than these places, they are the perfect and the best treatment for your dining room. Pencil pleat curtains have crispy pleats that create a blend of contemporary and classical look. They are also easy to open and close and offer you a hassle-free adjustment. The pleats create a bold and enriched look.
How to hang hassle-free pencil pleat curtains?
Ready made Pencil pleat curtains are offered by many online stores in an extensive variety. Therefore it is important to choose them wisely. You need to measure the space available for your curtains, this measurement refers to the measurements of curtains when they are shut. For the appropriate and fine hanging, you need to add a bit of space on both sides of the curtain. To measure the space, you’ll need to put on the pole on the pole hangings and measure it.
Double the measured width and add 15 to 20cm to it. This will give you a precise width. To measure the length of the curtains you will first have to determine your length goal that either you want the will length curtains, full-length curtains, or above the will length curtains? Then measure the length accordingly. To measure the length do not measure it right above the pole, measure it from 15 to 20 inches above the window pole. It will create an illusion of a larger and bigger window and will make your space appear spacious at the same time. On the other hand, if you want to hang the full-length curtains, you need to measure the length from the ceiling straight toward the floor.
You can add an extra few inches to let the curtains float on the floor and create a royal and luxurious feel.
To hang the curtains, lay the curtain on the bed and remove the wrinkles from the head side, then pull all the three strings from one side and toe them together twice. Then grab the tied string in one hand and pull the fabric of the curtain towards you with the other hand and pull it until it ends. Next, spread the pleats up to your measured width and tie the string on the other end as well. Make sure that pleats have equal volume and have a uniform appearance all over. The next step is to insert hooks at a distance of 3 to 4 inches and fasten them to the rings of the rod.