Date: 01-29-2006, 10:28 AM (1 of 4)
Has anyone ever used a pinch pleat tape? I would like to make some pinch pleated curtains and I purchased this Vivo Tape. But no instructions....lol....came with it. My big concern I guess, is do you Bast above and below the cords, It doesn't appear to be fusable although that would be a great idea.... Can someone help, I have very expensive fabric and I do not want to ruin it.
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Date: 01-29-2006, 10:52 AM (2 of 4)
I have instructions for draperies with pleat-tape heading but I think it is too lengthy to post here. If I may, I can email them to you.
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Date: 02-01-2006, 09:47 AM (3 of 4)
The few times I used that sort of tape it was stitched top and bottom.
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Date: 03-16-2006, 11:48 PM (4 of 4)
If you want to make beautiful pinch pleat draperies why don't you use crinoline or buckram & create the desired fullness you need or want. For pinch pleat draperies you usually use 2.5 fullness. Your extra fabric goes into the pleats. The spaces are the width plus the returns of the drapery rod with extra for the overlap in the middle.
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