How to measure Roman Shades
Mounted within the window frame. Creates a built-in look Requires a minimum of 1 1/2" depth
Mounted above the window frame.
Creates a larger window appearance
Requires a minimum of 1 1/2” flat surface above the window
Measuring for Roman shades
WIDTH: Because most windows are not perfect rectangles Measure the inside width at 3 locations - top, middle and bottom
Take the smallest number of the three. Then, round the number to nearest 1/8"
This is your ordering width
We’ll make necessary deductions approx.1/2 inches for shades to fit well and function properly.
This small gap will subsequently let some light in the sides. But that’s the right way for inside mount roman shades.
LENGTH: Because most windows are not perfect rectangles Measure the length at 3 locations- left side, middle and right side
Take the largest number of the three Then, round the number to nearest 1/8"
This is your ordering length
Measure the width of the area you would like to cover or Measure width of window - frame to frame
Add 4” (2” on each side) to proper cover the window Then, round the number to nearest 1/8"
This is yours ordering width
Measure the length you would like to cover or Measure the length of window
Frame to frame If space allows add 4” above the window frame for hardware (minimum 2” require)
Add 2” below the window to proper cover the window Then, round the number to nearest 1/8’’
This is yours ordering length
Installation of Roman Shades (How to hang)
You’ll receive ready to install roman shades
There’s fluffy velcro stitched on the top of shades
Fix that velcro to the velcro on the track
Pull the draw cord from the track and fix to the rings behind the roman shades - top to bottom
Shades are ready. Use beads draw string to move the shades up and down
Fix the velcro
Fix the cord
Shades are ready
Style the window