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Eyelet curtains - what diameter pole?

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rara67 Mon 26-Nov-12 10:30:45

Please could you advise on the diameter of the pole I should use for eyelet curtains. (Sanderson Dandelion in JLP). They do 19mm 25mm 28mm poles. I dont want them to look like "a pea on a drum" but dont want to drag them either. Also, can I assume with eyelets that you dont need them to be so full?
Many thanks

ICantFindAFreeNickName Mon 26-Nov-12 16:58:39

Bumping as I'm wondering the same thing too.

EasyFromNowOn Mon 26-Nov-12 17:03:51

We've got 25mm poles. 28mm would probably also be ok, but I think 19mm would be too thin.

Also, yes, with eyelet curtains the idea is that they are only a little wider than the window so there is little spare fabric when the curtains are closed.

comelywenchlywoo Tue 27-Nov-12 14:08:30

It depends on the diameter of the eyelet. I would assume 28mm would be fine.
Eyelet curtains can be 1.5 times fullness, or you can still go with double fullness, but that might be a bit "much" IMO. It is down to personal preference.

rara67 Tue 27-Nov-12 22:15:52

Thanks ladies. Curtains are now back in stock, so just going to hit the button and hope they are not in the sale!

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