Where should curtain holdbacks be placed? Tip. As a general rule, holdback hardware should be mounted anywhere from halfway up the window to one-third of the way up from the bottom of the window. A higher position allows for more fullness in the top part of the curtain, and a lower position creates more fullness at the bottom.

How far down do you put curtain holdbacks? To achieve proper placement, again measure the length of the curtains and divide by three. Hang each tieback a third of the way up from the bottom of the curtain. If, for example, the drape is 100 inches long, you would place the tieback 33 inches from the bottom.

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Do curtains have to touch the floor? Yes, curtains should be long enough to touch the floor. With a few exceptions, the longer the curtains are the more stylish and elegant it will look. This is why most standard ready-made curtains are lengthy.


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How do you scrunch curtains?

Scrunch the curtain until it is half the length of the pole.

Hold the untied, loose cords with one hand. Pull the cords to start scrunching the curtain. Use your other hand to gently pull the curtains along the cords. Keep scrunching and pulling until the curtain is half the length of the pole.

Can you use ribbon for curtain tie backs?

These would be your safest best, but you’ll have to just test it out. I’ve also used the much smaller hooks. The only other supply you need is some kind of ribbon, chain, rope, etc. That’s what’s fun about this: You can use ANYTHING to personalize your DIY curtain tiebacks.

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What knot tightens as you pull?

Uses: The Arbor Knot is used to attach the fishing line to the “Arbor” or “Spool Center”. In fact the Arbor Knot is really based on a noose knot and, therefore, pulling tightens it.

What is the easiest knot to tie?

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  1. The Tautline Hitch.
  2. The Bowline.
  3. The Sheet Bend. Let’s say you want to tie a p-cord to a shoestring because those are the only two strings you got on you (common problem).
  4. The Square Knot. The square knot is simple and perfect for tying together two lengths of rope.
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What is the most secure knot?

The constrictor knot is one of the most effective binding knots. Simple and secure, it is a harsh knot that can be difficult or impossible to untie once tightened. It is made similarly to a clove hitch but with one end passed under the other, forming an overhand knot under a riding turn.

What is the strongest knot?

The Palomar Knot is arguably the strongest all-around knot. Due to its use of a double line, it is as efficient at maintaining a high breaking strength as it is easy to tie.

How do you tie a dead knot with two ends?

Lay the ends of two lines parallel to each other. Coil the free end of one rope twice around the second rope and pass it back through the inside of the coils. Repeat with second rope in opposite direction . Pull free ends to tighten knots, then standing lines to slide knots together.

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