This type of blind has several rows of rings sewn on the back. When blind is open a scalloped effect is formed along the bottom. A wonderful 80's floral look but its coming back!
Wooden surround of a window or door.
A decorative, made to measure cover for a divan base.
Dense heavy lining that blocks light.
A woven ribbon for trimming or edging curtains, cushions & other accessories.
Type of hook used to hold open a Roman, Austrian, London or Festoon blind.
This is an alternative to using string to operate blinds & does not require a cleat or weight. Must have safety clip to hold in the place. Available in white, chrome or brass.
Double pleats are formed by pinching fabric twice. This is a good alternative to a triple pleat. Can be finished with a button.
Also know as stand-up heading. Creates a frill at the top of the curtains.
Round metal rings are "punched" into the top of the curtain allowing it to be threaded onto a pole. A variety of finishes are available.
This is similar to an Austrian blind but with additional vertical gathers.
Also know as pinch or triple pleat.
A decorative edging with hanging threads or tassels.
A stuffed rounded single pleat, can be finished with a button. Can be known as a cartridge pleat too.
Metal or wooden decorative bracket used for holding back curtains. Used as an alternative to tie-backs but looks great with tiebacks too.
A soft yet thick fabric that adds bulk to and improves the drape of curtains, pelmets, swags & tails. It also acts as a layer of insulation.
Reversed single pleat.
Plain cotton based fabric used as a backing for curtains blinds etc. Protects the fabric and helps it to drape better.
This is a fuller blind that has inverted pleats creating a swag & tail effect.
Length of the pattern before it repeats itself.
An upholstered piece of wood fitted at the top of the window used to support curtain track. Can be a variety of shapes and finishes.
Decorative edging to a "finish" cushions, pelmets & tie-backs. Can be used as well as or instead of trim.
Also know as triple or French pleat.
This is a flat piece of material with horizontal rods allowing blind to open in folds.
Used as an alternative to fabric tie-backs.
Single pleats are formed by pinching fabric once. Good for limited stack back.
Swags & tails
Not just for stately homes. Swags and tails are surprisingly versatile and are easily adapted to the modern home.
A decorative band of fabric used to hold open curtains and keep them dressed in place.
Also know as Pinch or French.
These blinds can be made from wood or metal.
A pleated decorative band of fabric that hangs at the top of the curtains or blind to hide curtain track.