Choosing your curtain fabric


We work with New Zealand’s leading suppliers to offer an extensive range of fabric options. Our experienced consultants can bring our range to your door and help you find the perfect product for your home.

In addition to a range of colours, textures and patterns, there are a number of different fabric types to consider – each with their own benefits. We’ve outlined some of your choices below.

Linen
Hugely popular at the moment – and with good reason. Linen curtains pleat fantastically and provide an effortlessly chic, airy look. Be aware though that linen is a natural fibre, so it can shrink and expand from season to season and can only be dry-cleaned.

Polyester
A lot of modern curtain fabrics are made partly or entirely of polyester. It’s a durable, affordable product that holds its shape well and is easy to clean.

Cotton
Cotton is a light, natural, and versatile fibre used in a large range of traditional and modern styles. It’s essential to properly line cotton curtains so they hang and drape as desired and to prevent UV light from breaking down the cotton over time. Choose a tight weave if you want to block sunlight in a bright room.

Voile
A common choice for sheer curtains, voile is an open-weave fabric that can be used to provide privacy during the day while still letting in natural light. It also helps protect the room from UV light, which can fade carpets and furniture.

Silk
Nothing says luxury and romance like silk. When used well, it can look stunning – particularly in formal settings. However, be aware that silk is very susceptible to fading and moisture so it’s worth investing in a good lining or other options to keep the sun off the face of the fabric.

Velvet
Made of either natural or synthetic fibres, velvet is great for a plush, glamourous look. Because of its thickness, velvet provides extra privacy and helps block sound and light. It drapes well but depending on your chosen pleat, you may need a thinner or separate lining to stop the look becoming bulky.

 
 

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Cannes Ash

Cannes Ash

 
300cm Continuous Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
Cannes Driftwood

Cannes Driftwood

 
300cm Continuous Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
Cannes Linen

Cannes Linen

 
300cm Continuous Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
Cannes Pewter

Cannes Pewter

 
300cm Continuous Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
Alsace Ash

Alsace Ash

 
320cm Continuous Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
Alsace Charcoal

Alsace Charcoal

 
Linen look sheer 100% Polyester$39.95
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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