Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Pleat, Please

OK, Cris, here is why the pleat matters. When the hanging slat (home depot wide rod pocket curtain rod) is added, the bulk of the rod is accounted for with the pleat I made at the bottom hem. The ease transfers to the top, which is why I've sew the sleeve 1/2" below the top edge.


  1. Okay - makes sense. So it's really just extra space in the pocket, right?

    1. You said it so much more clearly! Yes, just makes room for the slat. Makes the front of the work lay flat.