What is the widest width for a roman blind?

Made-to-measure Roman blinds are available up to a maximum width of 300cms (118”). As this width requires more than one width of curtain fabric it will have neat joins, with the pattern matched where necessary, to achieve your required width.

Can you reduce the width of Roman blinds?

Remove the end cap (opposite to the sidewinder) on either the left or right hand side. Once removed, mark the header rail with a pencil at the finished width you would like your blind to be. You may notice that there are cords in the way. Simply slide or unscrew them to adjust.

What are standard roman shade sizes?

Standard sized blinds are anywhere from 24 x 72 – 72 x 72 off the shelf at your local hardware stores.

How much space does a Roman blind take up?

Roman blinds will cover 22cm-30cm or so in the pulled up position. A waterfall design will cover more, since each fold is made progressively longer; when the blind is up, each fold is distinctly visible, one below the other.

Are Roman blinds easy to fit?

When it comes to how to install roman blinds, the process is relatively easy and straightforward. To start, you’ll need screws, wall plugs, a pencil, a tape measure, a screwdriver, a drill with the appropriate size drill bit and your roman blind parts — typically the blind and brackets for mounting.

How do you cut fabric blinds that are too wide?

Cutting down the slats

  1. Align the slats so that they are even.
  2. Using a clamp or rubber bands, secure the slats together into position.
  3. Wrap the slats with masking tape to prevent chipping.
  4. Measure where you want to cut and mark a line with your pencil.
  5. Lay them on the saw and line up the blade where you need to cut.

How do you measure the width of a roman shade?

Begin by measuring the width of the window. Measure from left to right and measure at the top, middle, and then bottom of the window. Record the narrowest width of the 3 measurements down to the closest 1/8″. If you are getting a 1/16″ or 1/32″ increment, round down to the nearest 1/8″.

Do Roman blinds look better inside or outside recess?

In summary. In summary, for Venetian, roller and vertical blinds, we would recommend they be hung from within the recess. However, Roman blinds would be better suited outside the recess, as they are able to let more light enter into the room.

How wide can a relaxed roman shade be?

72” wide x
Solution: While there are not any official weight and size constraints, this is a point where much thought should be given. We therefore, recommend that the maximum size of a roman shade be 72” wide x 72” in length or a combination that equates to a similar square footage.

How wide do Roman blinds need to be?

It stands to reason that if your window’s width exceeds 138cm the fabric isn’t going to be wide enough to make a Roman blind. Made-to-measure Roman blinds are available up to a maximum width of 300cms (118”).

What are Roman blinds made of?

Made from a piece of flat fabric a Roman blind has a lining or blackout lining attached to the back of the fabric to form a sealed pocket, similar to an envelope, which has pull cords attached for raising and lowering the envelope of fabrics.

What is a blackout lining for Roman blinds?

Wide Roman blinds which have been made from more than one piece of fabric will also benefit from a blackout lining as the seams may be visible through the face fabric if only a ‘standard’ lining is used. As a blackout lining prevents light from penetrating through the blind it eliminates any shadow lines from the seams.

How are Roman blinds attached to the railings?

A series of cords are equally spaced across the width of the Roman blind and then threaded vertically down the length of the blind passing through the channels or tapes and securely attached to the bottom channel or tape. Once the blind has been threaded it is fixed to a metal or wooden header rail.