Worksheet

Roman Shades

Warm Window Fabric

Finished shade width = Warm Window cut width

Finished shade lenght + 4 inches = Warm Window cut lenght

Note: When measuring Warm Window cut length, do not include the selvage
edge in your measurement. Although it is left on, it will be turned up inside the hem. Measure and cut Warm Window length by starting with the bottom most 4" channel.

Warm Window fabric is available in 45" and 60" widths. The fabric has two selvage edges which are not included when considering your shade length. The selvage can be used for seam allowances when seaming widths together to fit your window dimensions. When one width of Warm Window is too short for your window, you can add another width to it by stitching a horizontal seam along a line of channel quilting in the first piece. Selvage edges are then trimmed off. When the fabric is open up. The channel lines remain an equal 4" apart.

1 width of 45" Warm Window = Shade length up to 40"

Cut shade length up to 45'"

2 widths of 45" Warm Window = Shade length up to 84"

Cut shade length up to 88"

3 widths of 45" Warm Window = Shade lengths up to 128"

Cut shade length up to 132"

1 widths of 60" Warm Window = Shade length up to 52"

Cut shade length up to 60"

2 widths of 60" Warm Window = Shade lenght up to 108"

Cut shade length up to 120"

Cover Fabric

Finished shade width + 3-1/2" = Cover fabric cut width

Finished shade length + 12-1/2" = Cover fabric cut length

Determine how many fabric widths are required for your shade:

Shade cut width divided by cover fabric width = # of cover fabric widths

Determine how many yards of cover fabric you need:

# of fabric widths x cover fabric cut length = inches of cover fabric divided by
36" = yards of cover fabric

If your fabric has a pattern, you need to calculate extra yardage to match pattern
widths.

Cover fabric length divided by pattern repeat = number of repeats x pattern
repeat = adjusted cut length

Magnetic Tape

Use this chart to determine how many packages of magnetic strips you need. The magnetic strips will be placed inside your seam allowance and magnetically seal to long lengths of magnetic tape mounted on your window seal.

Look at the chart below to determine how many of packages of magnetic tape rolls you need. Cut long lengths of magnetic tape from the rolls and mount them on your window seal. The magnetic strip inside your shade will attract to the tape on your window seal.

Cord

Puchase enough cord for your size shade using the chart below.

Rings

Each package of plastic and brass rings contains 40 rings. The chart below indicates how many packages you need.

Screw Eyes

Determine how many packages of screw eyes you need using the following chart. You may substitute screw eyes with standard pulleys for larger shades.

 

 


 

Side Draw Shades

Warm Window Fabric

Finished shade width + 1-1/2" = Warm Window cut width

Finished shade length = WArm Window cut length

2 widths of 45" Warm Window = Finished shade width up to 92"

2 widths of 60" WArm WIndow = Finished shade width up to 116"

Cover Fabric

Finished shade width + 3" = cover fabric width

Finished shade length + 10" = Cover fabric cut length

Determine how many fabric widths are required for your shade:

Shade cut width divided by cover fabric width = # of cover fabric widths

Determine how many yards of cover fabric you need:

# of fabric widths x cover fabric cut length = inches of cover fabric divided by
36" = yards of cover fabric

Magnetic Tape

Shade length x 4 = amount of magnetic tape required

Shade width divided by 4 = # of channels x 2 = # of 3-1/2" magnetic strips

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