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    Hello all,

    I'm posting here to seek the advice of people vastly more experienced and knowledgeable about crafts than myself.

    I'm reasonably capable with my hands, although I don't have any of the tools required to make curtains myself, hence I'm seeking your counsel regarding the best way to solve a problem I have.

    I have an abnormally large diameter curtain pole (50mm) that I need curtains for. The curtain requirements beyond this are nothing special - 230cm drop x 240cm width, but I cannot find anywhere with eyelets that are 60mm or greater. I'm specifically looking for eyelet-type blackout curtains. Does anybody know of a product I could purchase, or alternatively somewhere I could get a 'normal' eyelet set of curtains (eyelet circa 40mm) altered to have a larger eyelet diameter?

    I suppose what I'm asking on a forum such as yours is whether the equipment to modify the too-small eyelets of an off the shelf pair of curtains exists, and if it's commonplace. Are there likely to be craft-spe******ts in the area that might be able to help me out with such a request as a paid service?

    Thanks for any advice or direction you're able to give me.


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    Eyelets uk have 66mm eyelets not sure if they can help you

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