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What are eyelet curtains?

Ciaran McGuire

by Ciaran McGuire

Going for made-to-measure curtains is about being able to tailor the design to your taste by choosing from all sorts of styling touches. Among the most important decisions is which of our three header types to go for (that’s how the fabric attaches to the pole). Eyelet curtains are one of the options.

Eyelet curtains are …

Eyelet curtains are very fashionable and make a dramatic feature of a window thanks to the deep folds of fabric, which run in uniform lines from top to bottom. Eyelet curtains always hang from a pole, which is threaded through metal rings.

What styles and rooms are best for eyelet curtains?

Modern and contemporary interiors love eyelet curtains. It’s all down to their simple, but eye-catching clean lines. For the minimalists out there, eyelet curtains in a plain fabric will frame a window wonderfully, while keeping true to the whole scheme of the room. Alternatively, a big and bold print also looks great. 

Eyelet curtains will suit bedrooms, living rooms and dining rooms. The most important thing is making sure they suit the style of that room.

What are the alternatives?

You could go for pinch pleat curtains. This style features sewn-in pleats for a strong, tailored look.

Another option is pencil pleat curtains. This style is a classic, with a gathered heading that resembles a line of pencils.

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