What are Ripplefold drapes?

WHAT ARE RIPPLEFOLD CURTAINS? Ripple fold style curtains are curtains that have a consistent s- curve rippling across the span of the track. The ripples are created by carriers corded together to create that consistent wave. These styles are seen often in hospitality installations as hotels and banquet rooms.

How do you calculate Ripplefold curtains?

120” (Rod Width) X 2.2 (Rod Width Multiplier) = 264” Total width of fabric needed for the treatment. 264” (Total width of fabric needed) ÷ 54” (Width of fabric) = 4.89 Widths of fabric. Round up to 5 widths. This number is also referred to as WOM (Width of Measure).

What is a Ripplefold traverse rod?

Kirsch Ripplefold Traverse Rods “Kirsch Ripplefold Curtain Rods” Soft ripple-like folds flow smoothly from one end of the track to the other. The effect is gently tailored-suitable for either commercial or residential installations. Butt master carriers and swivel end carriers eliminate all “flat” drapery areas.

How does Ripplefold work?

A Ripplefold drape is a single continuous panel produced with snaps sewed into the top hem. The ‘pleat’ in this drape actually comes from the way the snaps connect with the hardware. As the ripplefold drape is snapped into the hardware it creates an undulating wave pattern.

What is the difference between pinch pleat and Ripplefold?

Ripplefold drapes are a choice for both residential and commercial spaces because of the minimal look they give, without any pleating. Pinch pleat drapes work well with heavier, formal fabrics because of the nature of the design and the need to help conceal the hooks used to hang them on.

What is recommended fullness for Ripplefold curtains?

Off the track, Ripplefold™ draperies are perfectly flat making laundering, cleaning and pressing easier and less expensive. Draperies fall into soft, natural folds when panels are snapped into carriers. Treatment will cover an area 120″ wide. Desired fullness is 80%.

What is drapery fullness?

Drapery Panels can be flat or they can have fullness. Fullness is the width of the fabric you use to cover your window. Store bought draperies typically have 100% fullness. 100% fabric is the exact width of the window. 200% fullness is 2 times the window width.

What are wave drapes?

Wave curtains are fitted to a slim, discreet curtain track so they are suitable for all standard sized windows. Because they have a relaxed fold, they help to create a contemporary look in any home. They work particularly well in large open-plan living rooms and kitchen-diners, although they look great anywhere.

What does curtain fullness mean?

Fullness is the extra fabric used across the width or sometimes height of the drape. Fullness provides a drape with a richer look. Using one and a half as many widths of the fabric used in a flat curtain yields a curtain with 50% fullness. Using 1.75 times more fabric yields 75% fullness.

What are the dimensions of ripple fold drapery?

Ripple fold drapery, a simple and elegant style, is highly sought after by interior designers and architects. They glide easily along the custom tracks. Ripplefold panels are always custom made to seamlessly cover the desired width. They are usually constructed with 1.7 – 2.2 times the fabric of the coverage width.

What do you need for Ripple fold curtains?

The Ripple fold track is a aluminum, white powder coated track with width equal to the Total Coverage Width, all the hardware accessories you need will be included except for the screw and anchors. Center draw: a pair of curtains open from the center. Baton: open and close by hand using a baton.

How tall should a ripplefold curtain track be?

For the curtain height, our standard track takes 1″ in height. – If you are looking for the just-above-the-floor look (most popular), measure the distance from the ceiling to the floor then subtract 1.5″ (1.0″ for track clearance + 0.5″ for floor clearance).

Why are window drapes snap to carriers and folds?

Panels snap to carriers and folds are identically spaced, eliminating flat drapery areas. This also creates a consistent undulating appearance when seen inside the room or from the outside. The speed and ease of snapping panels in to place reduces installation and maintenance time and expense.