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Measure for Perfect Drapery Tiebacks

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Measure for Perfect Drapery Tiebacks
When you're planning your drapery panels, decide if they'll close for privacy or stay open to form a frame at the sides of your windows. If they'll close, you probably won't want tiebacks, as they can be a bother to fuss with every day.

But if you'll have the drapery panels framing the window, using tiebacks can help to provide a soft curve on each side.

It's helpful to know the rules about proportion and scale when it comes to window tiebacks.

For a soft fall of drape, attach the tieback either 1/3 down from the top of the window treatment or 1/3 of the way up from the bottom of the panel.

Either way, the panels will have a soft curve and fall gracefully at the sides of your windows.

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