Discover how to hang tab drapes the easy way. simply follow the tips just below or watch the short video guide.
You will see how easy it is to hang this curtain style to get the perfect look for your own window treatment.
Find out how the professionals get those curtains to hang so beautifully.
The info on this page is all about hanging tab drapes, so if you want more details before you start on how to measure for tab top drapes then click here. .
1. Curtain hooks are NOT needed for hanging curtains like these with the tab tops. This make this curtain style one of the easiest to hang.
2. Hanging your tab drapes is easy by simply threading your curtain rod through each tab in turn. Then taking the curtain rod with your curtain already hanging from it. Simply place the rod in to the curtain rod brackets. You will need to sit each curtain bracket between the first and second tab. This locks the outside edges of your curtain panels so they don't move when your curtains are closed together.
3.Next on how to hang tab drapes is to dress your tab drapes start at the top of your curtain panel and push the fabric back between the tabs. Continue down the curtain to create each pleat. One you have all the pleats in place push all the pleats together while running your hands down both sides.
This will help you curtain to hang neatly in to regular pleats. If the pleats are not staying where you have put them. Then tie some bands around the curtain to hold the pleats in place. Leave these bands on for a few days, then remove. This should help the curtains to keep its pleats.
4. Steaming your curtains will help to reduce any creases caused during making or during hanging. Ready made curtains will have creases from being folded in packaging. So I use a steamer like this one here to remove these creases. It is a safer way to remove creases than pressing with a hot iron. The beauty of these is that you can use them on most fabrics including clothes.
So what are you waiting for go and get hanging your own tab drapes now. You will be surprise how easy it is to create a great looking window treatment like this in no time at all.
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