Decorating & Furniture/grommets


Hi Jennifer, I am sewing drapery panels in a taupe colour for my living room, I already have a black curtain rod.  What colour should the grommets on the curtains be, black to match the rod or something close to the fabric colour?

Thank you for your time


Hi Penny,

Thanks for writing and for selecting me as your expert.

The fact is, you can do either.  Grommets in black would probably be my choice, but the fabric color would be equally fine.  It's a matter of personal taste.

Best wishes on your sewing project.

Jennifer Wojcik
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