| Measure window width – window frame to outside (A).
| Add 2″-8″ for panels to rest on either side of window frame when open.
| Add the extra inches needed for decorative finials.
| The total from the 3 measurements above is the amount of horizontal space needed for your drapery rod.
| If not using rings: measure from bottom of pole to floor (B).
| If using rings: add up to 2 1/2″ to the drapery length to determine the pole height.
| If not using rings: measure from bottom of pole to top of floor or top of window sill, depending on desired coverage (C).
| If using rings: add up to 2 1/2″ to the length, depending on desired coverage (D).
| Measure overall window width (A).
| To the number above, add another 2″-8″ to reduce light gaps as desired; this is the overall panel width needed.