Design your own printed curtain fabric to make and sew at home for a fun DIY project. Our suede vision material is a popular choice as it's easy to work with and looks as good as it feels. Simply upload your designs, specify how much you curtain fabric by the metre you need to order and look forward to creating your own set of curtains.
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3” printed squares of our entire fabric range, to see and feel the quality.Request a swatchpack
Choose from our wide range of curtain fabrics, from delicate lace to classic suede.
Super lightweight, sheer with a touch of sparkle. Floaty drape, transparent.
Soft, faux suede face with synthetic rubber back. Non fray, solid and strong. Fire rated & water repellent.
Lightweight woven poly-blend. Durable and solid with a slight spring. Soft, matt and opaque.
Stiff, non-fray, splash- proof woven poly. Delicate net texture with shiny face.
Silky, sheer and light. Soft woven poly. Semi-transparent with strong contrast print. Good natural drape.
Knitted poly fabric. Very stretchy, with a soft shimmery pile. Bright, intense colours. Retains heat well.
Coarse, open weave linen look fabric. Thick mesh-like textured surface. Still soft to touch. Off-white cream base tone.
Distinguished herringbone weave. Soft, cotton-feel. Textured on both sides. Off-white base tone.
Strong and durable linen look fabric. Light, cool and airy. Small amount of transparency. Holds shape wet or dry.
Luxury shimmery face with short pile and a stiff, coarse back. Durable, holds shape well. Sharp print quality.
Smooth and crisp surface with lustrous sheen. Good strength and slightly stiff. Shimmery finish.
Classic chenille fabric, soft and strong. Textured caterpillar pile. Retains heat, water absorbent.
100% silk, tight weave, light and airy. Crepe-like texture with a dry handle. Soft, saturated tones.
Expected Shrinkage = Weft: 6% Warp: 9%
100% cotton, satin weave. Soft and smooth with a matt finish. Drapes easily, sharp, detailed print.
100% silk, mesh-like open weave. Sheer, transparent, fluid and taut. Muted tones.
Sheer finish, very fine open weave. Shiny and semi transparent with natural, flowing drape.
Soft and dry with crepe textured face. Added strength from poly fibres. Natural drape, punchy detailed print.
Taut and strong dobby weave with solid drape. Slight sheen. Natural ochre base tone adds rustic charm.
100% Linen. Natural slub yarns, charming mottled surface texture. Breathable, light, slightly firm structure.
These old fashioned customers like to be treated by hand, so no machines please! Just wash by hand and hang to dry. Will happily be ironed out with a little steam.
Step 1: Calculate dimensions
When measuring your window space, you need to account for the pleating/fullness. So for example, if your window is 1m wide, you'll need approximately 2m of curtain fabric so it doesn't look like a flat sheet when pulled across. How you plan to hang your curtains is also an important factor here. For standard pencil pleat heading, we'd suggest doubling the fullness; for eyelets, you'd need between 1.5 to 2.25 times fullness (make sure you have an even number of eyelets).
Where you plan to hang your curtains will influence the length. If they're to go within a window recess, the end of the fabric should sit just above the windowsill. For curtains hanging outside a recess, aim for 10cm below the windowsill. If you're making floor length curtains, you can easy let them finish just above the floor for easy pulling, sitting on the floor to keep draughts out or make them longer to add weight.
NB: Fabric shrinkage can be 2-6%, so we advise accounting for an additional 1cm of fabric all around, for hemming and in case of any shrinkage.
Step 2: Know the drop of your pattern
Check your pattern to see if it has a half drop repeat, half repeat, half drop pattern or whether it matches at the edges. Fabrics are limited to the width of the roll, so in cases where curtains are particularly wide, you will need to stitch separate panels together either vertically or even horizontally, resulting in your pattern meeting at the edges. (Within our design system, you can add a drop pattern/tile effect to your pattern).
Step 3: Start your design
Now you know the dimensions needed, you can begin to create your custom printed curtain fabric. Upload your design, edit it, rearrange it etc to ensure it's exactly as you want it. The preview shows the full width and length, without the pleating.
Important: please read our full guidelines on shrinkage and hemming to avoid disappointment. This is essential for when you measure up your material.
Our Suede Vision material for curtains can be machine washed without loss of colour at 30°. Iron on a low heat. For everyday cleaning, use a curtain nozzle attached to your vacuum cleaner to remove dust and fluff.
Important: If you are making curtains for a non domestic setting, i.e public space, university, hotel, it will be a requirement that the curtains are certified as fire rated. Suede Vision is fire rated to BS 5867 - 2:2008.
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