Measure Material for a Four Poster Bed Canopy

Jul 31st

Four poster bed canopy – A bed frame canopy consists of four poles with small high bed rails that attach to each position. With a canopy framework in place, a small amount of material can make the bed a canopy bed. Have the framework in place which offers a multitude of options for fabric hanging. The first thing to decide is how much fabric you want. Choose a long, flowing swag only the head of the bed or full curtains for the entire frame.

White Four Poster Bed Canopy
White Four Poster Bed Canopy

Full curtain for four poster bed canopy, Measure from the top to the floor rail and record the measurement. Add 8 inches to the measurement for the extra fabric to wrap around the top bar. Add 2 inches for seam allowance. Add 4 to 6 inches if you like the fabric to pool on the floor. Trim the width of the fabric to suit your tastes. Most 36-inch widths, which would make a panel of 34 inches wide by 1 inch seams.

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Measure Material for a four poster bed canopy, Swag Bed, Extend the tape measure from the floor along the top bar of the railing on the opposite side, and to the floor. Add 2 inches for a seam allowance. Add 8 to 12 inches if you like the fabric to bring together both sides of the bed.

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