Measuring For Flat Window Curtains

Windows come in all shapes and sizes. If you are unsure how to measure your windows (we’re all human),
or want to double check, send us a picture of your window on Live Chat or to info@stitched.co.uk

If you already have a pole


You will need:


  • a metal tape measure
  • a pen or pencil
  • a piece of paper

01 Width


Measure the width of your pole between the pole ends.


02 Height


Measure from the bottom of the pole to the floor in three places and take the longest measurement.


03 Enter Measurements


Enter your measurements in the height and width inputs on the product builder. Easy!

01 Width

02 Height

03 Enter Measurements

Video Measuring Guide


If you don’t have a pole


You will need:


  • a metal tape measure
  • a pen or pencil
  • a piece of paper

01 Width


Measure the width of the window frame. If there’s space, add up to 15cm on each side (or more if you have space)


02 Height


Measure the height from where you would like to install your pole to the floor (we recommend 30cm above the window frame, or more if there’s space)


03 Enter Measurements


Enter your measurements in the height and width inputs on the product builder. Easy!

01 Width

02 Height

03 Enter

Video Measuring Guide


Top Tips…


Here are some top tips to consider when measuring for different types of curtains.


Shorter Curtains


Measure from the pole to the height you would like the curtains to hang


Measuring for Eyelet Curtains


Measure from the TOP of the pole to the floor and add 3cm. Remember your pole must be less than 3cm in diameter for eyelet curtains


Tracks


Hide your track by measuring from the top of the track to the floor (except for wave curtains)