Blackout lining is the fabric at the back of your curtains or blinds, which blocks sunlight to keep your room dark. It also has a thermal quality retaining heat in the room.
A decorative border along the bottom section of your curtains, usually in a different fabric to that of the main fabric of your curtain. You can choose whether to have a decorative border on the bottom or top of your curtain.
Small wall fixture usually made of plastic, which is used to wrap blind cords around when a blind is open. These should be used to ensure child safety.
A type of fabric made from natural sources. Cotton is used in the production of many popular fabrics and is soft, stretchy and strong in texture. It is a natural product used in weaving and the tradition of weaving cotton is centuries old.
A common way to hang curtains, using rings, eyelets or fabric tabs. Wood is a traditional option, and metal poles are also popular for contemporary applications. Decorative finials, colours and materials allow for a range of aesthetic expression.
Where your curtains sit and are drawn from. A pair of curtains will sit either side of a window and draw to the middle, whereas a single large curtain will sit to one side and be fully drawn to cover the window.
Systems that allow curtains to be drawn along a metal track, creating a gliding effect. Tracks can be a more subtle choice, with the option to hide installation with a curtain header.
An additional layer of fabric between the decorative front fabric and lining at the back, which provides insulation and helps your curtains to hang better due to the weight. Interlining gives a rich fullness to the handle and appearance of curtains and roman blinds.
Curtains or blinds that are made bespoke to your specific requirements. Referred to as bespoke curtains, handmade curtains, custom curtains, and made to order curtains. In choosing made to measure the customer is given a wider variety of fabrics to choose from and the curtains themselves will fit perfectly. The quality is also superior to those found on the High Street.
Made to measure poles
We can create bespoke curtain poles in our Yorkshire workshop to suit your exact length, colour or shape requirements.
A decorative border along the top section of your curtains, usually in a different fabric to that of the main fabric of your curtain. You can choose whether to have a decorative border on the top or bottom of your curtain.