A house without curtains and drapes appears to be virtually nude. The over-sized satin drapes cascading down from windows and doors beautify the interiors of a house. One such charming decorative piece are grommet drapes that uplift the aesthetic beauty of a house.
Such curtain patterns are usually meant for large windows where they can hang low till ground. The dense satin and silken fabric makes it look gorgeous. The curtains are fitted with grommet rings through which the rod is passed and thus it forms multiple loose creases which flows down in an overlapping fashion.
You can purchase the kit for making grommet curtains from any upholstery shop. They will provide you the correct size for the rings and the rod, that has to be passed through it. The steps are explained in the following segment.
- First take the measurement of the curtain rod and the ring so that they complement each other. Buy the kit accordingly, or else you can purchase the materials separately and then assemble them. Decide how many rings you will require for fixing on the drape.
- The density of the pleats will depend on the spacing of the rings. If you fix the rings at least 1 inch apart from each other, then, the curtain fabric will be overlapped in a compact manner. This makes the curtain look much more voluminous.
- If you have purchased a kit, you will get the punching tool for fixing the rings along with it. Read the instructions mentioned on the label and then start the process. The rings are double layered and you can start fixing according to the suggested technique. Punch it tightly so that they do not fall off, and fix it on the wrong side of the curtain.
- Once the holes are ready, you can easily pass the rods through it. Pleat it well so that the drapes look compact and full.
You can also utilize the retro curtains made from lighter fabric having contemporary designs sewed on them. Households having large bay windows and spacious interiors are furnished with velvet drapes, as they add a sophisticated look. Faux silken curtains with grommet rings are absolutely pleasing.
If your house has a Victorian setting then opt for the traditional patterns of grommet curtains, hung in antique rods. Quite contrary to these, the colorful designs of grommet curtains complement beach side houses and Mediterranean settings.