furnishings bring life and colour into your home.
designer fabrics for curtains, cushions and upholstery.
and made-to-measure curtains, curtain poles and tracks.
blinds, roman blinds, roller blinds, vertical blinds and conservatory
- cushions and cushion covers.
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ready made curtains.
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curtains, cushions and fabrics.
prints and weaves for upholstery, curtains and soft furnishings.
are so many different fabrics available, it's best to begin by choosing
a colour, then look at the textures and types of pattern (plain,
stripes, checks, geometric, floral, slubs, weaves) and then consider
complementary or contrasting colours to set off your main colour.
Use swatches of material in the room to see how it all fits together.
control the light and screen the world outside, when they are open
they should frame and enhance the outside view and at the same time
complement the interior decor.
Here's a quick guide to calculating the amount of fabric needed for curtains: measure the length
you want the curtain to be (either to window sill or floor) allowing 15-25cm
or 6-10in for the heading and hems and multiply this by the curtain widths (allow two or three times the width of the window
so the folds in the curtain give it a rich and full three dimensional
For professional advice on window treatments and soft furnishings, you might want to consult an interior designer. Go to Interior Designers.
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