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Curtains

Eyelet(Ring-Top) Curtains

Eyelet curtains are a contemporary curtain heading for use with curtain poles. Eyelet heading gives large even soft pleats and are so called because they have metal rings at the top of the curtains in place of a normal header tape. The rings allow you to open or close the curtain with ease, which is why these panels are an excellent choice for bedrooms.



Rod – Pocket Curtains

They are typically made of light-weight or sheer fabrics and are a lot more casual in style. These curtains are also easy to assemble : just slip the curtain rod through the “pocket” in the fabric and you are good to go.


Tab - top Curtains

Like eyelet curtains and rod pocket curtains, tab-top curtains are also easy to set up. Tab- top curtains have prominent loops that hang from the top seam of the panels and are used to support the curtain rod. The curtain panels hang lower (below the loops) making this style ideal for printed or patterned fabrics.



Arabian (Designer) Style Curtains

These curtains are known as Designer Curtains as they are designed with the help of decorative tops of fabric draped over a horizontal rod in folds to conceal the mounting hardware. These tops are Roman valances, namely, swags and cascades in order to provide décor to the room.



Track Curtains

They are most suitable for use from floor to ceiling. They are used for homes also but are widely used in hospitals and clinics where privacy is required. It is easier to use and is durable as these curtains are drawn by baton, cords or strings are not required. One can select from a wide range of tracks and poles for such types of curtains.

Pleated Curtains

Pencil Pleats

Pleated Curtains are typically made with thicker and heavier fabrics. One should select the type of a pleat based on the look you want to achieve for your room. Pleated curtains are mainly used in master bedrooms. The pleats are stitched and pinched at the top, allowing the folds of the fabrics to flow below and create an elegant formal look. There are several types of pleated curtain:-


Pencil pleats have thinner single pleats that make it easier to work with various curtain hooks or rods. Folds of fabric are tightly gathered to create a semi – cylindrical heading that resembles a line of pencils. They are perfect for bedrooms or living rooms.



Pleated Curtains

Two finger Pinch Pleats

These curtains are also known as double pinch pleats and have small group of pleats separated by flat sections of fabric at the top. Hooks are used at each pleat for the curtain to hang in uniform folds to give a formal look.


Pleated Curtains

Three finger Pinch Pleats

These curtains have small group of three pleats separated by flat sections of fabric at the top. Like two pinch pleat curtains, hooks are used at each pleat for the curtain to hang in uniform folds to provide a formal look.



Pleated Curtains

Box Pleat Curtains

These are suitable for dining rooms, lounges or bedrooms. The pleats across the top of the curtain take the shape of ‘boxes’, consisting of a wide rectangular pleat. The folds run deep and uninterrupted across the entire length of fabric, providing full coverage with a tailored appearance.


Pleated Curtains

Goblet Pleat Curtains

These curtains are similar in look to Pinch Curtains. Tucked and Folded, these are open at the very top to give a “Goblet” or “Wineglass” look. They can be hung from a tuck or a pole.


Valances

A valance is a piece of fabric that covers the uppermost part of the window and can be hung alone or paired with blinds or curtains. Valances are a popular decorative choice in concealing drapery hardware and are stationary, meaning they cannot be moved.



Swags or Scarves

A swag is a part of a valance. It’s a piece of fabric that is usually pleated or gathered to create a half circle shape and is loosely slung and draped over a decorative rod or wound over a tieback at each corner of a window frame to add décor and style to your room.



Cascade

A cascade is a zig-zag shaped piece of fabric attached at the neckline and falling gracefully from the top of a curtain and extending down the sides of the formal swag. Cascades are sold as a pair or in a three piece set. The three piece set includes a swag and an insert valance.