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Why choose velvet for made to measure curtains?

With a history dating back thousands of years, velvet has long been synonymous with luxury. Originally woven from prized silk and notoriously difficult to produce, this fabric has been a symbol of wealth for hundreds of years. Fortunately for us all, manufacturing processes have improved and velvet is now available much more easily. Our super smooth velvet is made from 100% cotton in a spectrum of jewel-toned colours - - - perfect for your velvet made to measure curtains and made to measure blinds.

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Versatile velvet

Velvet has become the fabric of choice in interiors with a wide range of applications. Sofas, chairs and cushions are increasingly affordable, and more recently, velvet lampshades, lamp bases and other accessories have been added to the list.

But for a long time, velvet has been used in window apparel. Whether that be glamorous floor to ceiling velvet curtains or a more modern take in velvet roman blinds.

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You can't go wrong

Velvet has a three-dimensional quality like no other fabric, with a raised pile separate from the ground cloth. It means that the way light catches it can radically change its appearance, affecting the intensity of the colour and creating shimmer and shadow.

Any good interior designer will tell you that the key to creating drama and interest in a space is through the interplay of light and shade. Velvet does this in spades with the pile simultaneously absorbing light and bouncing it around a room. The perfect fabric to frame a window and make a statement.

A velvet blind or pair of curtains work equally well in contemporary or traditional homes, lending a sense of luxury to a room and complementing fabrics used elsewhere. Essentially, you can’t go wrong - - - the only difficulty is in choosing the right colour for your space.

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Take a look at our velvet range...

We have created a new range of velvets in handpicked colours to suit every home. Whether you’re looking for jewel-tones, delicate pastels or something dark and dramatic, we have the answer. Why not order some samples and experience the beauty of velvet first hand!