# How do you calculate folds for Roman blinds?

## How do you calculate folds for Roman blinds?

To work out the size of your full fold you need to divide your blind length by this number. For a 24 inch blind, you will divide 24 inches by 2.5. This gives you 9.6 inches for the length of each full fold. Then to get the size of your half fold, simply divide your full fold length by two.

How much cord do you need for a roman blind?

Default Parameters used in these instructions.

Measurement Centimeters Inches
Minimum Ideal Fold section size 10 3 7/8
First Cord Position from side edge of blind 10 3 7/8
Max Distance between Cords 35 13 ¾
Cut Fibreglass Rods at finished width minus 4 4

### What hardware do I need to make a Roman shade?

We carry all the supplies you need to construct roman shades: plastic or brass plated rings, screw eyes, cord locks and cord pulleys, cord cleats, cord drops (weight) or tassel (optional), angle irons, cording (# of yards needed equals # rows of cording x finished length of shade x 2, then divide by 36), weight bars.

How do you calculate Roman shades?

Measure the height and width of your window. If you want space on either side of the shade, determine how much room you want to have and subtract that from your width. These will be your finished shade dimensions.

## Why does my Roman blind sag in the middle?

“My roman blind is hanging unevenly” This is mostly due to an uneven string length in the cord. If this is the case with your blind, make sure the string furthest away is the longest of the two. If this isn’t the case, the string could be cut too short or not looped through the rear lifting loops.

Should Roman blinds touch the window sill?

Should Roman Blinds touch the window sill? The bottom of your roman Blind should just touch the window sill when fully closed. You should use the shortest drop measurement if they are different at each end of the sill to ensure you don’t have one side too long and crumpling on the window sill.

### Why does my roman blind sag in the middle?

Is it easy to make a roman blind?

Roman blinds are a brilliant way to complete the style of a room, and they can often be better than Venetian blinds and curtains for one main reason: you can make them yourself easily. This visual guide is achievable by first time DIYers to crafting pros, as we break down each step into easy-to-follow instructions.

## Can Roman shades be outside mounted?

Outside mount shades are a good choice if an inside mount is not possible due to little or no window depth. Outside mount shades are mounted outside the window opening on either the wood trim frame or adjacent flat surface area.

Can you make cordless Roman shades?

### How much material is needed for Roman shades?

Fabric is usually approx 137cm wide, so most blinds less than 127cm wide will only need one width of fabric (check your fabric width). PRO TIP: Add at least an extra 6cm trimming allowance to the cut drop to ensure that the fabric can be cut square during the making process.

How do you measure fabric for Roman blinds?

How To Measure For Roman Blinds Outside A Window Recess

1. Use a metal tape measure – fabric ones can stretch and give an inaccurate reading.
2. Measure in centimetres and round each measurement to the nearest full cm.
3. Measure all windows individually even if they look the same size.

## How to make a Roman blind fold calculator?

Roman Blind Wizard takes care of the tricky mathematics to produce a detailed workroom instruction sheet, specifying fabric cutting sizes, exact rod pocket positions, cord drop positions, and hardware requirements.

How is the length of a Roman blind measured?

Enter the required finished length of your Roman blind. The calculator adds an allowance of 12.5cm (5in) for turnings. See our measurng guide for more information on how to measure. You can find this under Additional Information on your chosen fabric page.

### How big is an allowance for Roman blind fabric?

The calculator adds an allowance of 12.5cm (5in) for turnings. See our measurng guide for more information on how to measure. You can find this under Additional Information on your chosen fabric page. If you are using the width as the drop, please call us. You can find this under Additional Information on your chosen fabric page.